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Patent Granted for Technology: A Novel method of Chrome Tannage of Mithun Hides with Glyoxalic Acid

Patent Granted for Technology: A Novel method of Chrome Tannage of Mithun Hides with Glyoxalic Acid
Patent Granted for Technology: A Novel method of Chrome Tannage of Mithun Hides with Glyoxalic Acid Date of filing: 07/11/2012 Application No. 1276KOL/2012

Enhancing Farmers' Incomes through Scientific Mithun Farming

Enhancing Farmers' Incomes through Scientific Mithun Farming
The ICAR-NRC on Mithun organized a three-day exposure visit cum hands-on training program titled "Enhancing Farmers' Incomes through Scientific Mithun Farming" from February 12th to 14th, 2024. The training was attended by 30 farmers from Kadi village, Tamenglong District, comprising 26 males and 4 females. Various topics were covered during the program, including the benefits of semi-intensive Mithun farming, Mithun care and management, feeding techniques, Mithun diseases, and value addition...

Mithun mela cum Technology injection programmme: Empowering Mithun Farmers in Loth Village, lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh

Mithun mela cum Technology injection programmme: Empowering Mithun Farmers in Loth Village, lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh
ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun organized a groundbreaking event, the "Mithun Mela cum Technology Injection Programme," at Loth village on 14th February 2024. This initiative, held in collaboration with Department of Animal Husbandry, Veterinary and Dairy Development, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh and other line departments, aimed to disseminate crucial advancements and foster sustainable practices in Mithun farming. Mithun farmers, researchers, and government officials converged to...

Scientific Mithun Rearing for Farmer Livelihood Enhancement

Scientific Mithun Rearing for Farmer Livelihood Enhancement
An enlightening awareness program, "Scientific Mithun Rearing for Farmer Livelihood Enhancement," held in collaboration with ICAR - NMRI, Hyderabad, recently took place in Thsuruhu village, Zunheboto district, Nagaland. The event, conducted on 08.02.2023, aimed to equip Mithun farmers with modern techniques to enhance productivity sustainably. Throughout the program, farmers received invaluable insights into breeding, nutrition, health management, and sustainable farming practices crucial for...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun extends support for Diet and Biomarkers Study conducted by ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in Nagaland

ICAR-NRC on Mithun extends support for Diet and Biomarkers Study conducted by ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) in Nagaland
Diet and Biomarkers Study in India Phase II study conducted by ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Department of Health and Research, Government of India, focusing on assessing the nutritional status and prevalence of anaemia and micronutrient deficiency across various demographic groups in India. In Nagaland, this study commenced in January 2024 and will span six months, targeting 100 villages per district from six randomly selected districts. The data collection process involves...

IAS probationers visited ICAR NRC on Mithun

IAS probationers visited ICAR NRC on Mithun
Eighteen IAS probationers from the 2023 UPSC batch today undertook a Bharat Darshan attachment, visiting the ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun in Nagaland. During their visit, Dr. Girish Patil S, the Director of the center, provided a comprehensive overview of the institution's activities, ongoing research, and cutting-edge technologies. The probationers had the opportunity to explore the Mithun farm, gaining insights into the farm's daily routines and practices. Shri Y Kikon, Sub...

75th Republic Day Celebration

75th Republic Day Celebration
The 75th Republic Day was celebrated in the Institute on the 26th of January 2024. The staff gathered to commemorate India's constitutional foundation. Dr. N. Haque, Incharge Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun unfurled the tricolor in the morning and everyone joined in singing the National Anthem together. The children and family members of the staff also took an active part in the celebration. The event emphasized the institute’s dedication to sustainable agriculture and the protection of Mithun. It...

ICAR-NRCM organized fifteen days Training Programme for the 28th batch of Veterinary Field Assistants

ICAR-NRCM organized fifteen days Training Programme for the 28th batch of Veterinary Field Assistants
ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun organized a fifteen-day (3rd January-17th January,2024) training programme on “Field Exposure Training Programme Veterinary Field Assistants (VFA)” from VFATI, Medziphema, Nagaland. A total of 10 students attended the programme. The programme aimed to educate and create awareness and enhance the student’s knowledge and skills about livestock Husbandry practices including Mithun. The lectures were delivered on various topics such as the importance of...

Initiative has been taken for the introduction of Mithun in Mungpoo in Darjeeling district of West Bengal

Initiative has been taken for the introduction of Mithun in Mungpoo in Darjeeling district of West Bengal
An initiative has been taken for the introduction of Mithun in Mungpoo in Darjeeling district of West Bengal. A meeting has been conducted in the presence of the Director of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland Dr Girish Patil, Director, of the Directorate of Cinchona and other Medicinal Plants, Mungpoo, West Bengal,Dr Samuel Rai; Dr Nazrul Haque, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland, local Veterinarians, Staff members of the Directorate of Cinchona and other Medicinal Plants...

ICAR - NRC on Mithun, Nagaland is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 16-31 December 2023

ICAR - NRC on Mithun, Nagaland is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 16-31 December 2023
Banners promoting Swachhta awareness and highlighting the observance of Swachhta Pakhwada from December 16 to 31, 2023, adorned National Highway-29 and key public spaces. Personnel of diverse categories, including contracted individuals, actively participated by taking and vocalizing the Swachhta Pledge. Concurrently, the Nodal Officer conducted a comprehensive briefing for the staff, elucidating the schedule of events planned for Swachhta Pakhwada during the pledge-taking ceremony.

ICAR - NRC on Mithun has obtained copyrights for two innovative technologies

ICAR - NRC on Mithun has obtained copyrights for two innovative technologies
ICAR - NRC on Mithun has obtained copyrights for two innovative technologies: 1. Semi-intensive model for Mithun rearing - Recognized as an artistic work. 2. Estrous detection and AI in Mithun - Acknowledged as a cinematography work. Many congratulations to all the scientists who were granted copyrights. Also, congratulations to I/c ITMU Dr. Jayanta Chamuah for all the official process and getting copyrights well in time.

9th Institute Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) meeting of ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun

9th Institute Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) meeting of ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun
The 9th Institute Animal Ethics Committee (IAEC) meeting of ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema – 797106, Nagaland, took place on December 5, 2023. All the projects submitted to IAEC for approval were reviewed in the presence of external CPCSEA nominees and internal IAEC members. The meeting was attended by Dr. Girish Patil S, Director, NRC on Mithun, Dr. Gunjan Das (Main nominee), Dr. P. Chattopadhyay (Scientist from outside of the Institute), Mr. L. Biswajeet Meitei (Socially...

ICAR - NRC on Mithun participates in the Hornbill festival

ICAR - NRC on Mithun participates in the Hornbill festival
ICAR - NRC on Mithun participates in the Hornbill festival known as Festival of Festivals: ICAR - NRCM has put a stall in the Hornbill festival which is being celebrated from 01st to 10th December 2023 at Kisama village, Kohima, Nagaland. Live Mithuns were displayed and the scientific information was disseminated for the benefit of stakeholders. Value added Mithun meat products were sold in the festival through NEAFI, Guwahati an organization which has signed technology transfer MoU with the...

Five-day training program on "Scientific Management of Mithun husbandry with special reference to Mithun meat production"

Five-day training program on "Scientific Management of Mithun husbandry with special reference to Mithun meat production"
ICAR-NRC on Mithun successfully completed a five-day training program on "Scientific Management of Mithun husbandry with special reference to Mithun meat production" on 24th November, 2023 On 24th November 2023, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, organized a valedictory program marking the successful completion of a five-day training program on "Scientific Management of Mithun Husbandry with Special Reference to Mithun Meat Production." The program targeted educated tribal youths from the Karbi...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun commercializes it's two value-added Mithun products

ICAR-NRC on Mithun commercializes it's two value-added Mithun products
Two value-added products from Mithun commercialized to M/s North East Farming Initiatives, Guwahati. This will help in the promotion of value addition to Mithun meat in North East India which will help in enhancing income to all players in the value chain including farmers and creation of employment. This is another step in entrepreneurship promotion in NE India by ICAR - NRC on Mithun.  

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