Jun 07, 2022 :
A MoU was signed between Odisha Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS) and BAIF Livelihoods Odisha for providing bovine breeding and allied services by skilling and deployment of 1500 youth as Multipurpose Artificial Insemination Technicians in Rural India (MAITRI). Shri. Bharat Kakade, Managing Director, BAIF Livelihoods and President, BAIF Development Research Foundation and Dr. Yedulla Vijay, IAS, Vice President, OLRDS and Director, AH&VS, signed the MoU. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri. Naveen Patnaik while presiding over the programne virtually, acknowledged the contribution of BAIF to bovine breeding and extended his best wishes to the organisation. The Minister, Fisheries and ARD, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary (Development Commissioner and APC), Principal Secretary, ARD and other dignitaries were present in-person at the event.
Secretary to Chief Minister, Shri. V.K. Pandian, IAS, Hon’ble Minister, Agriculture, Fisheries and ARD, Shri. Ranendra Pratap Swain, Shri. Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Chief Secretary, Shri. Pradeep Kumar Jena, Development Commissioner, Shri. Sanjeev Chopra, Agriculture Production Commissioner, Shri. R. Raghu Prasad, Principal Secretary, Fisheries & ARD and Mrs. Sujata R. Karthikeyan, Secretary, Mission Shakti, graced the occasion along with other dignitaries.