Artificial Insemination in Pigs

Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute of ICAR, Goa organized a National Training Program on “Artificial Insemination in Pigs” Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India Dr. Arun S. Ninawe, Advisor, DBT was the Chief Guest of the inaugural session held in Goa. Dr. Narendra Pratap Singh Director, ICAR-CCARI presided over the function and in his speech gave emphasis on the importance of livestock in agricultural economy.

The participants were given Practical demonstration and hand on experience on Semen collection, evaluation and preservation from Boar.Twelve veterinary professionals (Scientists, Academicians and Veterinary Officers) from the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh participated in the training program. 

Dr E. B. Chakurkar, Organizing Secretary and Principal Scientist (Animal Reproduction), ICAR-CCARI, Goa welcomed the Chief Guest.