Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare visits ICAR-NRC on Mithun Farm on 13-11-2022

Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare was on her visit to the ICAR-National Research Centre on Mithun Farm, Nagaland on 13-11-2022. The Union Minister lauded the efforts of the institute for establishing a Mithun farm and creating awareness about the scientific Mithun farming among farmers. She also urged the Director of the Institute to attract more and more farmers towards Mithun farming and for conducting research to find out the nutritional and therapeutic properties of Mithun’s Milk. Development of “Mithun tourism” will boost the local Mithun population and generates income she stressed. She also discussed the various technologies developed by the Centre like Feed Blocks, Mineral Block Dispensers and Area-specific Mineral Mixtures.

Interacting with the Union Minister, Dr. Girish Patil S., Director, ICAR-NRC on Mithun highlighted the various achievements of the institute in the last 35 years.