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India set up new committee for fodder development

18 Aug 2016

With a view to solve issue related to fodder for cattle across the country, India has set up a new committee that will look into fodder development.

With a view to solve issue related to fodder for cattle across the country, India has set up a new committee that will look into fodder development.

The National Steering Committee (NSC) has been set up that will headed by Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and a Technical Committee headed by Director, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (NIANP) Banguluru, on issues related to Feed and Fodder Development in the country, the Indian agriculture ministry said in a statement.

The decision has been taken in a review meeting held by the Secretary (ADF), Devendra Chaudhry with National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology (NIANP) Banguluru, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, National Dairy Development Board, Anand and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in Delhi recently.

The issues of increasing the nutritious fodder within the available resources were also discussed at length, the statement stressed.


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