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Honourable DDG (AS), ICAR, New Delhi Dr H. Rahman visited Arid Region Campus, Bikaner on 16.05.16. After customary welcome, Dr S M K Naqvi, Director of the institute narrated about the objective and role of this campus in the field of carpet wool production. Dr A.K.Patel, Head, ARC coordinated the visit of dignitaries to sheep sectors, feed technology unit, laboratories, etc. Dr Patel told the significant achievement of transfer of genetic superior animals of Magra, Marwari and Chokla breed in large number to the farmers’ fields. A total of 1568 animals including 1009 rams/ hogget were sold to sheep farmers during last five years.  Dr. Rahman also interacted with sheep farmers under “kisan Gosthi” programme at Magra sector. He assured the farmers that scientific fraternity of ICAR is committed and devoted to transfer the technologies in the field for the welfare of farmer’s community. On this occasion, the superior Magra rams were also distributed to farmers by Dr. Rahaman under Magra Field project. Dr. H.K.Narula Principal Scientist (AGB) presented the brief report and activities of the Magra project to him. DDG (AS) appreciated the scientists and other staff of ARC for improving the institute's functioning. In the end DDG, Director CSWRI and other dignitaries planted tree at Magra sector.