36th Foundation Day of ICAR - National Research Centre on Mithun, Nagaland on October 13, 2023.
The occasion was graced by distinguished guests:
Chief Guest: Padma Shree Dr. Udabh Bharali
Special Guest: Dr. BP Mishra, Director, ICAR - NBAGR, Karnal
Guest of Honors: Dr. I Shakuntala, Dean, CVSc, Jalukie, and Dr. VK Vidyarthi, Dean, SET, Nagaland University
Presided Over By: Dr. GS Patil, Director, ICAR - NRC on Mithun
The highlight of the celebration was the Foundation Day Lecture delivered by Dr. BP Mishra on the topic, "Characterization of the Animal Genetic Resource of NER of India." His enlightening talk emphasized the critical importance of conserving and preserving indigenous animal genetic resources.
The gathering also witnessed the presence of esteemed personalities, including Dr. H Kalita, HoRC, ICAR Nagaland Centre, Dr. Arnab Sen, HoRC, IVRI Kolkata Campus, and Dr. Vikram Singh, IPTM, ICAR HQ, New Delhi.
The opportunity was taken to recognize and felicitate the dedicated scientists and staff for their outstanding performance over the last year, highlighting their hard work and commitment that have been the driving force behind the center's success.
Additionally, ICAR - NRC Mithun proudly unveiled its first technology inventory, "Technologies for Scientific Mithun Production and Processing." This valuable resource will undoubtedly contribute to the advancement of Mithun research and production.