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“one-day awareness program on Scientific Backyard Poultry” under the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP)

“one-day awareness program on Scientific Backyard Poultry” under the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP)
ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland in collaboration with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Goalpara, Assam organized a “one-day awareness program on Scientific Backyard Poultry” under the Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP). The event held on 11th July 2024 at KVK, Goalpara, Assam. The objective of the programme was to raise awareness among local farmers about scientific practices in backyard poultry farming to improve rural livelihoods. Dr. Santosh Kumar Baishya, Principal Scientist and Head, KVK, Goalpara...

Exploring mithun rearing pockets near Dirang district, Arunachal Pradesh

Exploring mithun rearing pockets near Dirang district, Arunachal Pradesh
Exploring mithun rearing pockets near Dirang district and engaging with local farmers has been a remarkable experience. With the support of the Department of Animal Husbandry, Arunachal Pradesh, and ICAR NRC on Yak, we delved into the mithun rearing areas in the Dirang and West Kameng regions. Places like Dirang village and Nafra village are home to over 1,000 mithun animals. Dr. Yallappa M.S. from NRC on Mithun, along with Dr. Shubham Loat and Dr. Ninad Bhat from ICAR NRC on Yak, interacted...

ICAR - NRC on Mithun signed MoU with Mithun and Yak Mission, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh

ICAR - NRC on Mithun signed MoU with Mithun and Yak Mission, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh
ICAR - NRC on Mithun signed MoU with Mithun and Yak Mission, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh for strengthening the Mithun Research and Extension activities on 25.06.2024. MoU signing was done by Director, ICAR - NRC on Mithun Dr Girish Patil S & Mission Director, Mithun and Yak Mission Dr. T Heli

Certificate Distribution Program at ICAR-NRC on Mithun for VFA Students of VFATI, Medziphema

Certificate Distribution Program at ICAR-NRC on Mithun for VFA Students of VFATI, Medziphema
A certificate distribution program was conducted by the ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun (NRC on Mithun) in Medziphema for Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) students from the Veterinary Field Assistant Training Institute (VFATI), Medziphema. The program celebrated the successful completion of a comprehensive training course conducted over six batches, with each batch undergoing 15 days of intensive training that included both theoretical and practical sessions. Dr. Girish Patil S....

introduction of Mithun farming at Thsürühu Village, Zunheboto (Nagaland)

 introduction of Mithun farming at Thsürühu Village, Zunheboto (Nagaland)
We are thrilled to announce the introduction of Mithun farming at Thsürühu Village, Zunheboto (Nagaland) on June 28, 2024! This milestone has been achieved through the guidance, supervision, and assistance of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Meziphema Nagaland, under the dynamic leadership of Dr. Girish Patil, S., Director NRCM, and our dedicated team of scientists and staff. The Thsürühu Village Council and the Thsürühu Mithun Farmers Society extended thier heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the centre....

State Level Workshop on "Promotion of Scientific Cattle Production in Nagaland State

State Level Workshop on "Promotion of Scientific Cattle Production in Nagaland State
The State Level Workshop on "Promotion of Scientific Cattle Production in Nagaland State," convened on 25th June 2024 at ICAR – National Research Centre on Mithun, was facilitated by ICAR – Central Institute for Research on Cattle (CIRC), Meerut, and ICAR – NRC on Mithun, in collaboration with Dimapur District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd (DIMUL). The event gathered approximately 140 participants, including farmers, students, scientists, and industry stakeholders. The inaugural...

10th International Yoga Day Celebration

10th International Yoga Day Celebration
On June 21, 2024, ICAR - NRC on Mithun in Nagaland celebrated the 10th International Yoga Day with great excitement. Staff members, Young Professionals (YPs), students, and contractual workers all came together to enjoy a wonderful yoga session. Dr. Yallappa M. S. and Dr. Plabita Goswami led the group through different yoga poses and breathing exercises, helping everyone feel relaxed and energized. The yoga session was a great success. Participants felt refreshed and many decided to make...

Students from the Community Education Centre, Dimapur, Nagaland at ICAR-NRC on Mithun.

Students from the Community Education Centre, Dimapur, Nagaland at ICAR-NRC on Mithun.
On June 14th, 2024, we had the pleasure of hosting Class 7 students from the Community Education Centre, Dimapur, Nagaland at ICAR-NRC on Mithun. Our young visitors explored our research labs and delved into the exciting world of Mithun research and development. We hope their curiosity was sparked and look forward to inspiring future generations.  

Five days online collaborative training programme on “Control and Management of Diseases of Domestic Animals in the North Eastern Hilly Region of India with Special Reference to Mithun (Bos frontalis)"

Five days online collaborative training programme on “Control and Management of Diseases of Domestic Animals in the North Eastern Hilly Region of India with Special Reference to Mithun (Bos frontalis)"
ICAR - NRC on Mithun, Nagaland in collaboration with MANAGE, Hyderabad inaugurated the 5 days online collaborative training programme on “Control and Management of Diseases of Domestic Animals in the North Eastern Hilly Region of India with Special Reference to Mithun (Bos frontalis)”. Dr. H Rahman, former DDG (AS) was chief guest of the function. Dr Baldev Raj Gulati, Director, ICAR – NIVEDI, Bangalore & Dr Achilla Ao, Director, Animal Husbandry, Govt. of Nagaland were the guest of...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun Medziphema organized a Mithun Mela at Thetsumi village, Phek, Nagaland.

ICAR-NRC on Mithun Medziphema organized a Mithun Mela at Thetsumi village, Phek, Nagaland.
In collaboration with KVK Phek, ICAR-NRC on Mithun Medziphema organized a Mithun Mela on June 7, 2024, at Thetsumi village in the Phek region of Nagaland. Farmers brought a total of 120 mithun for display. The institution and KVK demonstrated their Mithun farming model and other developed technologies to more than one hundred farmers. They also provided inputs for improving semi-intensive mithun farming, along with Day-Old Vanaraja chicks, to support the financial subsistence of mithun farmers...

One Day Awareness Programme cum Animal Health Camp, Tening, Nagaland

The "One Day Awareness Programme cum Animal Health Camp," held on June 6, 2024, at Tening Town Hall, Tening, was a significant initiative organized by ICAR-NRC on Mithun in collaboration with KVK, Peren, and the College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Jalukie. Chaired by the ADC of Tening, the event aimed to enhance veterinary care and awareness among the local community. The programme witnessed the participation of over 100 farmers, highlighting the strong community interest and...

Health camp for Mithuns, Lairam Khullen Village, Manipur

Health camp for Mithuns, Lairam Khullen Village, Manipur
Another health camp for Mithuns was held in Lairam Khullen Village, Manipur, on 07.06.2024, focusing on two clusters within the village. During the camp, 60 Mithuns received vaccinations, healthcare, and ear tagging with INAPH tags. Farmers received TSP inputs, including raincoats, gumboots, ear tags and applicators, and veterinary medicines. They were also registered and trained to use the m-ANITRA app. Overall, we reached 127 Mithuns across Manipur and engaged with over 100 farmers through...

Mithun Health Camp Organized in Mawai Village, Manipur

A Mithun health camp was held in Mawai village, Manipur today 06.06.2024. During the camp, 67 Mithuns were ear-tagged and vaccinated against FMD. Sick Mithuns received treatment, and medicines along with other TSP inputs (Rain coat, ear tags & applicators, gum boots etc) were distributed. Farmers were informed about and registered for the M-ANITRA app. The farmers of Mawai expressed their gratitude to the Director of NRC Mithun for the support and the upliftment of their Mithun community...

Mithun Health Camp Organized in Mawai Village, Manipur

Mithun Health Camp Organized in Mawai Village, Manipur
A Mithun health camp was held in Mawai village, Manipur today 06.06.2024. During the camp, 67 Mithuns were ear-tagged and vaccinated against FMD. Sick Mithuns received treatment, and medicines along with other TSP inputs (Rain coat, ear tags & applicators, gum boots etc) were distributed. Farmers were informed about and registered for the M-ANITRA app. The farmers of Mawai expressed their gratitude to the Director of NRC Mithun for the support and the upliftment of their Mithun community...

World Environment Day Celebration

World Environment Day Celebration
World Environment Day was observed on June 5, 2024, with the theme "Land restoration, desertification, and drought resilience" by the ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun Medziphema Nagaland. Every employee was given the mandatory duty of planting a single tree on this momentous day in order to commemorate the day by adding a little bit of greenery to the earth. More than sixty trees were planted in total along National Highway 29.

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