Feb. 23, 2023
The Integrated Livestock Development Programme for Hill Areas in Uttarakhand across 11 districts was launched in the presence of Shri. Ajay Bhatt, Hon. Minister of State for Defence and Tourism, Government of India, Shri. Saurabh Bahugana, Hon. Animal Husbandry Minister, Government of Uttarakhand, Dr. Prem Kumar, Director, Animal Husbandry Department and Dr. Rakesh Singh Negi, CEO, Uttarakhand Livestock Development Board (ULDB) at an awareness camp organized by ULDB under the National Livestock Mission at Sitarganj, Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. BAIF demonstrated a live model of Integrated Livestock Development Centre which was appreciated by the dignitaries.
On this occasion, 62 Livestock Development Centres were flagged off digitally by Shri. Saurabh Bahuguna and green flags were waved to the Artificial Insemination (AI) Technicians who will be In-Charge of these centres. Dr. Raviraj Jadhav, Regional Director – BAIF-North, briefed the dignitaries about BAIF’s activities in Uttarakhand state and highlighted the invitation and overwhelming support which had been received by our Founder Dr. Manibhai Desai, from Shri. Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh which had been instrumental in the launch of the Integrated Rural Development Programme of BAIF in Uttar Pradesh.