CSWRI Logo CSWRI Title ICAR Logo  

BackShort-course on “Hands-on-training on Oestrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Sheep” from 15-21 Dec., 2017

A seven-days-long short-course entitled “Hands-on-training on Oestrus Synchronization and Artificial Insemination in Sheep” from 15th - 21st Dec., 2017 was inaugurated at the Division of Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, ICAR-C.S.W.R.I., Avikanagar. The program is sponsored by Central Wool Development Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The inaugural ceremony was presided over by Dr. Raghvender Singh, Head, Animal Physiology & Biochemistry and Acting Director of the institute and attended by various head of the divisions, In-charges, Scientists, administrative and technical staffs. Dr. R. K. Paul, course coordinator outlined the course contents and informed that the short-course was aimed at hands-on-training on the practical aspects of oestrus synchronization and artificial insemination in sheep at farmers’ flock. He also added that the trainees will practice on their own hands various laboratory techniques including semen collection, evaluation, processing, preservation and various staining techniques. Ten participants (Rajasthan - 1, Himachal Pradesh- 2, Jammu & Kashmir-2, Uttarakhand- 4 and Ghana- 1) working as Veterinary Officer, Senior Lecturer and M.V.Sc. Scholar have joined this course. The acting director in his speech highlighted the importance of this training for entrepreneurship on sheep farming and urged the participants to encourage rural youths for entrepreneurship at their respective places. He also urged to the participants to disseminate the techniques to the livestock assistants after returning to their place for widespread application and maximization of these benefits. Dr. Krishnappa, course co-coordinator delivered the vote of thanks.