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Two days Mithun Farmers’ Exposure Tour to ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland

A 2-day Farmers' training on Semi-Intensive Mithun farming
Mithun farmers from Anjaw & Lower Subansiri, Arunachal Pradesh visited ICAR-NRC on Mithun as a part of an exposure tour organized under CSS-RGM by the District Animal Husbandry & Veterinary office, Arunachal Pradesh from 15th to 16th June 2023. A Mithun farmers' exposure tour was an educational program where farmers visited NRCM, Mithun farm, meat and milk processing lab, semen lab and fodder demonstration plot to learn and exchange ideas. It was a platform to broaden their perspectives...

ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun conducted Animal Health and Vaccination Camp at Tening Village, Peren district, Nagaland

ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun conducted Animal Health and Vaccination Camp at Tening Village, Peren district, Nagaland
An Animal Health cum Vaccination Camp was organized on 08th June 2023. A total of 28 Mithuns were vaccinated against FMD in the programme and serum samples were collected as a part of routine disease screening. NRCM scientists interacted with the farmers and discussed various problems and requirements for the betterment of the Mithun farmers. The Institute will continuously monitor the mithun rearing community and will provide all possible technical support for enhancing the production and...

Animal Health Camp and TSP inputs materials distribution programme at Pathso and Yokao village of Noklak district Nagaland

Animal Health Camp and TSP inputs materials distribution programme at Pathso and Yokao village of Noklak district Nagaland
On 7th June, 2023, ICAR-NRC on Mithun conducted Animal Health Camp and TSP inputs materials distribution programme at Pathso and Yokao village of Noklak district Nagaland. During the vaccination programme, ear tagging was also demonstrated. After the vaccination camp, there was an interactive section between mithun farmers and Institute Scientist. Dr. Kobu Khate (CTO), highlighted the different technologies developed by the institute for the welfare of mithun husbandry. He further taught and...

World Environment Day 2023 celebration - 5 June 2023

World Environment Day 2023 celebration - 5 June 2023
ICAR-NRC on Mithun Nagaland celebrated the World Environment Day 2023 on 5th June with a thrust on the mission “Life” i.e. "Lifestyle for Environment". Various representatives from Medziphema area joined hands with NRCM in the celebration. Representatives from Medziphema Mechii Krotho, GB Union, Medziphema Town Youth Organization participated in the tree plantation campaign at NRCM Mithun Farm Medziphema. Various tree species were planted at the enclosed grazing area of the farm. There were 57...

16th Agricultural Science Congress to be held in Kochi from 10-13 October 2023

The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) will host the 16th Agricultural Science Congress (ASC) and ASC Expo from 10 to 13 October 2023 in Kochi. The ASC is organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), New Delhi and it will focus on the theme ‘Transformation of agri-food systems for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs)’. The Congress aims to bring together leading academicians, researchers, students, farmers, entrepreneurs, etc. from across...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun conducted 5 days training for Nagaland Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) Trainees. 

ICAR-NRC on Mithun conducted 5 days training for Nagaland Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) Trainees. 
ICAR- NRC on Mithun Medziphema conducted 5 days programme “Hands on training on Mithun Husbandry Practices for Veterinary Field Assistant (VFA) Trainees” from Veterinary Field Assistant Training Institute, Medziphema –Nagaland under Institute under Tribal Sub-Plan w.e.f. 22nd to 26th May 2023. This programme was organized as a part of the capacity-building program with the objectives to educate and to create awareness and enhance their knowledge and skill about Mithun husbandry practices so...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun Organized Awareness programme on “Farmer Producer Organization (FPO)” for Mithun Farmers Prosperity at Porba, Phek

ICAR-NRC on Mithun Organized Awareness programme on “Farmer Producer Organization (FPO)” for Mithun Farmers Prosperity at Porba, Phek
ICAR-NRC on Mithun Organized Awareness programme on “Farmer Producer Organization (FPO) for Mithun Farmers Prosperity” at Panchayat hall, Porba, Phek on 16th May 2023. The programme was Chaired by Dr. Girish Patil S, Director, NRC on Mithun and Dr. Imsunaro, DDM (Phek), NABARD acted as Chief Guest. The programme witnessed other Dignitaries and about 120 farmers from five villages of Phek district, Nagaland. The programme started with the welcome address by Dr. Esther Longkumer, Program...

ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland launches Cluster based approach for promoting scientific Mithun production practices - May 12, 2023

ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland launches Cluster based approach for promoting scientific Mithun production practices - May 12, 2023
ICAR-NRC on Mithun has initiated work on a cluster-based approach for promoting scientific Mithun production in North East India. As part of this, the Centre has established Mithun Conservation Unit in the Thopovisu Cluster, Phek district, Nagaland State. The unit was inaugurated by Dr. B. N. Tripathi, DDG (AS), ICAR on 12th April 2023. In the Thopovisu cluster, an Animal health camp cum vaccination programme was organized on 12th May 2023. In the camp more than 60 Mithun belonging to the...

CHARIS HIGH ACADEMY, CHUMUKEDIMA VIST TO ICAR-NRC ON MITHUN - May 11, 2023

CHARIS HIGH ACADEMY, CHUMUKEDIMA VIST TO ICAR-NRC ON MITHUN - May 11, 2023
The students of Charis High Academy, Chumukedima visited ICAR-NRC on mithun as a part of School Field Trip on 11.05.2023. The objective is to enhance and strengthen the students’ knowledge on unique majestic bovine, Mithun. A total of 54 students from class III to VI accompanied by 5 teachers had an opportunity to interact with the scientist and witnessed the Semi-Intensive Mithun rearing system at the Institute’s farm.

30th Institute Management Committee meeting of ICAR-NRC on Mithun held on 02nd May 2023

30th Institute Management Committee meeting of ICAR-NRC on Mithun held on 02nd May 2023
The 30th meeting of Institute Management Committee was held on 02nd May 2023. The meeting was Chaired by Dr. Girish Patil S., Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland. Members of IMC which included Dr. Amrish Kumar Tyagi, ADG (ANP), ICAR, New Delhi, Dr. Arnab Sen, Joint Director, ICAR, Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Dr. N. H. Mohan, Principal Scientist (Animal Physiology) & ICAR-National Fellow, ICAR-National Research Centre on Pig, Guwahati, Dr. A. R....

Quinquennial Review Team Visits ICAR - NRC on Mithun

Quinquennial Review Team Visits ICAR - NRC on Mithun
The second meeting of Fifth Quinquennial Review Team was held from 30th April 2023 to 2nd May 2023 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Habibar Rahman, Regional Representative for South Asia, International Livestock Research Institute along with the Members: Dr. Ravinder Sharma, Former Director (Research), LUVAS, Hisar, Dr. A. K. Mohanty, Director, ICAR-ATARI, Umiam, Dr. S. Pan, Professor (Retd.), West Bengal University of Animal and Fisheries Sciences, Kolkata, Dr. S. K. Saha, Principal Scientist,...

ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland celebrated World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April, 2023

ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland celebrated World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April, 2023
ICAR-NRC on Mithun celebrated World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2023, at 3.30 PM for the theme "Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity" under the ITMU, National Agricultural Innovation Fund. In 2023, WIPO celebrated the "can do" attitude of women inventors, creators, and entrepreneurs around the world and their ground-breaking work. The programme was celebrated as a part World Intellectual Property Right day under the initiative of Institute Technology Management Unit (...

New Patent Approval

New Patent Approval
ICAR-NRC on Mithun has got a patent on “An energy efficient post tanning process for mithun hides”. It is  an energy efficient post tanning process for mithun hides comprising the steps of subjecting the raw material to the step of rehydration; neutralizing & retanning the rehydrated product; dyeing the product and subjecting the dyed product to the steps of fatliquoring of mithun leather. Patent-1277-2023.pdf

ICAR-NRC on Mithun and NPC, DPIIT, MoC&I, GoI jointly organized “North East Sustainability Conclave on Productivity and Green Growth”

ICAR-NRC on Mithun and NPC, DPIIT, MoC&I, GoI jointly organized “North East Sustainability Conclave on Productivity and Green Growth”
North East Sustainability Conclave on Productivity and Green Growth to Advance Sustainable Development was jointly organized by NPC, DPIIT, MoC&I, GoI and ICAR-NRC on Mithun, on 13th April 2023. This conclave was aimed to foster sustainable economic development in the Northeast region of India. By convening representatives from the government, private sector, academia, and progressive farmers, the event provided a platform to deliberate and share insights on strategies and ideas to achieve...

DDG (Animal Science), ICAR visits ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland

DDG (Animal Science), ICAR visits ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland
Dr. Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR visited the ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema on 12th April 2023. The DDG inaugurated a fodder museum and demonstration plot in Mithun farm, virtually inaugurated Type-II residential quarters (4 Nos.) at ICAR-NRCM, Porba, Phek District, two Conservation and Propagation units of Mithun at Thevopishu, Phek District and Khonoma, Kohima District, Nagaland and handed over Mithun to farmers to introduce...

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