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Punjab seeks Canada's cooperation for animal husbandry sector

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The government Tuesday sought Canada's cooperation for the development of animal husbandry sector in the state.

Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Tuesday met the of and Trade Commissioner Gurbans Sobti, an official release said.

Besides exchange of animals of high breeds, the is keen to adopt state-of-the-art technologies in the animal husbandry sector, the said.

He said the is also interested in partnering to get technical know-how of waste management sector and set up meat processing units in

"It is the need of the hour that we adopt new technology in respect of dairy farming and animal husbandry," he said.

Sidhu said a permanent mechanism needs to be put in place to ensure that the youth, especially students, receive skill development in this vital sector.

The expressed hope that the of Canada would provide opportunity to students hailing from Punjab to get advanced concerning animal husbandry, fisheries and dairy development in renowned universities of the north American country.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 20:50 IST