A-21 days ICAR sponsored Summer School on “Applied Aspects of Statistical Modelling and Inferences in Veterinary and Animal Sciences” was held in the Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding, GADVASU, Ludhiana. Dr. B.K. Bansal, Course Director and Head of the Department informed that 21 scientists including 7 female scientists from all over India took part in the training programme.
Dr Bansal highlighted the activities of the training programme by giving a footnote of 39 theory and 16 practical lectures delivered throughout the course, and about other diversified activities including demonstrations of data recording at university Dairy Farm, working at university Animal Clinics, Dairy Science and Technology College and other departments of the university. He quoted that four experts from outside institutions including NDRI, Karnal, IASRI, New Delhi and PAU, Ludhiana gave the lectures. Dr. Jaswant Singh, a visiting professor form University of Saskatchewan, Canada demonstrated the application of statistics in the field of animal reproduction. Dr. Sushil Prabhakar, Registrar of GADVASU cited the importance of Statistics in Research and Teaching.
The proceedings of the training programme were provided to the participants in the form of e - copy and compendium of Lectures. University course coordinator Dr. Neeraj Kashyap felicitated the participants for the successful completion of training. Moreover the participants also displayed their gratitude for providing in depth knowledge and dedication, making this training a great experience. They also expressed gratitude and appreciation to ICAR and the University for organizing this training.