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Training on ‘Value Addition of Milk’ Concludes at Vet Varsity

He also revealed that the university conducts different types of training round the year on livestock, piggery, goat, poultry, fisheries and value addition of milk.

Shivam Dwivedi
‘Value Addition of Milk’ Training at Vet Varsity
‘Value Addition of Milk’ Training at Vet Varsity

A five-day training course on “Value addition of milk” organized by College of Dairy Science and Technology (CODST), Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana concluded with a sense of achievement on everybody’s face.

Greetings to the trainees including one woman farmer/entrepreneur who underwent training in the course, the chief guest, Dr. Parkash Singh Brar, Director of Extension Education emphasized that value addition could help to enhance the economic well-being of a large number of farmers of Punjab.

He congratulated the faculty for excellent training to the farmers/ entrepreneurs wherein theory and practical demonstrations were taken up by them with great interest to persuade the farmers to start their own dairy processing business.

He also revealed that the university conducts different types of training round the year on livestock, piggery, goat, poultry, fisheries and value addition of milk.

Dr. Ramneek, Dean, College of Dairy Science and Technology, congratulated the trainees and said that they should come up as budding entrepreneurs and be job providers instead of job seekers.

He motivated the participants to maintain contact with the college experts and try to excel in dairy processing and value addition through hard work and innovation. Course coordinators of training Dr. Inderpreet Kaur, Dr. Nitika Goel and Venus Bansal provided an overview of the activities carried out for the participants during the training course.

They informed that five-day training was technically designed so that farmers/entrepreneurs could harness the beneficial aspects of training from the manufacturing of different products, chemical and microbiological quality of different products, engineering aspects and economics and branding for proper handling of milk and milk products.

An entrepreneur Rajpal Makhni shared his experience about the technical session of the training and mentioned that they were all in a group had an excellent practical experience of manufacturing milk products and other technical know-how from the learned faculty of CODST. The valedictory session was concluded with the distribution of certificates to the participants.

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