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Punjab CM lauds top ICAR ranking for GADVASU

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

today lauded the Dev Veterinary and (GADVASU), Ludhiana, for

being ranked on top among all the State Agricultural Universities by the (ICAR).

It has also been ranked third amongst all the component institutes of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS) in the country, he said.

A S Nanda, GADVASU, will receive the award at the ICAR Foundation Day Award Ceremony, to be held on July 16, 2018, in New Delhi, an said.

The university has been recognised for its innovation as well as research and development activities in the field of livestock and fishery sector, which contributes nearly 36 per cent of the state agricultural GDP, the said.

The has been advocating promotion of these sectors to encourage the state's beleaguered agricultural community to shift from the traditional crops in order to boost their incomes, the said.

ICAR has been ranking Agricultural Universities in the NARS with the larger objective of improving the standard of Indian universities in the World University Framework.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 20:55 IST