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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...

North-East Sustainability Conclave to be held at ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland

North-East Sustainability Conclave to be held at ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland
The National Productivity Council, DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and ICAR – National Research Centre on Mithun, GoI are going to organize the North-East Sustainability Conclave on Productivity and Green Growth at ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun, Medziphema, Dimapur on 13th April 2023. Indian Potash Limited (IPL) is supporting the conclave as Industry Partner. This conclave focuses on promoting sustainable economic growth in the Northeast region of India by bringing together...

Notification for short-listed candidates of YP-I & II

Notification Notification.pdf Short Listed Candidates.pdf

Honourable Justice B. S. Patil, Lokayukta of Karnataka visited Mithun farm, Medziphema

Honourable Justice B. S. Patil, Lokayukta of Karnataka visited Mithun farm, Medziphema
Honourable Justice B.S. Patil, the Lokayukta of Karnataka, visited the Mithun farm at Medziphema, Nagaland, on 7th April 2023. During his visit, he expressed a keen interest in learning about the Mithun and observed the daily activities of the farm. The visit was a personal initiative of the Lokayukta to get to know more about the Mithun and the farming practices in Nagaland. Interacting with the Lokayukta, Dr. Girish Patil S., Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun highlighted the various...

IRC (Institute Research Committee) Meeting of ICAR-NRC on Mithun - 03.04.2023

IRC (Institute Research Committee) Meeting of ICAR-NRC on Mithun - 04.03.2023
The ICAR-NRC on Mithun held its annual Institute Research Committee (IRC) meeting on 3rd April 2023. The meeting was attended by all of the Institute's scientists, who presented their completed and upcoming research projects. The day-long discussion focused on ways to improve research practices and the overall quality of research being conducted at the Institute. One of the highlights of the meeting was the presence of Dr. I. Shakuntala, Dean C. V. Sc., CAU Jalukie, who attended as an...

Gift of Mithun by the Honorable Chief Minister of Nagaland to ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland

Gift of Mithun by the Honorable Chief Minister of Nagaland to ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland
The Honorable Chief Minister of Nagaland has presented a Mithun, the gorgeous bovine species, to ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland. Dr Girish Patil, S., Director of the Institute expressed his deep appreciation for this generous gesture. The female Mithun, which is approximately five years old and in its second calving stage, weighs 320 kg and has a black body coat with clean white stockings and a grayish forehead. This Mithun will be a valuable addition to the ICAR - National...

ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun Ventures into Organic Production

ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun Ventures into Organic Production
The ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, located in Nagaland, has initiated work on Organic Mithun production. The Centre secured Organic Conversion Certificate for the fodder plot (75 hectares) at the Porba Station, Phek District, Nagaland. The area covers both fodder plot and the grazing area assigned for the Mithun grazing. The ultimate aim of this initiative is to produce organic Mithun. The Certificate was issued by Sikkim State Organic Certification Agency (SSCOA). The process...

3-Day training on “Recent Biotechnological Techniques” - 22nd to 24th March 2023

3-Day training on “Recent Biotechnological Techniques” - 22nd to 24th March 2023
A three days training programmes entitled “Recent Biotechnological Techniques” was organized by ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Nagaland from 22nd to 24th March 2023. BSc. (Zoology) students from Patkai Christian College along with two faculty members participated in the training programme. During three days training programme, lectures were imparted on various recent techniques like DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, Gel Electrophoresis, ELISA, proteomics and assisted reproductive technologies. Practical...

Mithun Health Camp and Input Materials Distribution under TSP

Mithun Health Camp and Input Materials Distribution under TSP
ICAR NRC on Mithun conducted Mithun health camp and input materials distribution programme under TSP at AdiPasi (Sibuk) village, Upper Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh on 21st March 2023. The programme was held in partnership with the East Siang AtoDorne Farmers' Association. Dr. Emo Lego, the District Veterinary Officer of Upper Siang District, was the chief guest, and Mrs. Jyoti Borang, the Circle Officer, was the guest of honor. The program began with a traditional flag hoisting ceremony by...

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