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ICAR-CIRG to organise fair for goat farmers

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

New technologies for farming will be showcased at a 'farmers mela' here tomorrow, being organised by ICAR- for Research on Goats, Makhdoom.

The event is being held to mark the 39th establishment anniversary of the institute, its M S Chauhan said.

friendly, commercially viable technologies for rearing, developed by the institute, would be showcased to farmers, he added.

of State for Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will address over six hundred farmers at the event.

So far, 21 patents have been filed and 11 commercially viable technologies have been transferred to different industries/stakeholders for large scale production, he said.

Chauhan said 11 farmers will be felicitated at the event to encourage other farmers to adopt their techniques and help realise the Prime Minister's vision of doubling farm income by 2022.

He said scientists of the institute have successfully produced kids from embryo transfer and through

In recognition of its scientific achievements, the institute has been bestowed with the prestigious Sardar Patel Outstanding Institution Award, he added.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 18:25 IST