The Institute is providing Consultancy services on Establishment and Management of Commercial Goat Farms on payment basis.
A total of 30 farmers (25 male and 5 female) belonging to Scheduled Caste community of Mathura district were brought to the institute and given the scientific knowledge on goat farming. The programme was jointly organized by DAPSC (Development Action Plan for Scheduled Caste) and AICRP on Plastic Engineering Project (AICRP on PET) team. In the guidance of Dr. Gopal Dass, Nodal Officer DAPSC, each beneficiary was provided with a goat feeder and a good quality Salter balance. The function was presided over by Dr. B. Rai, Acting-Director ICAR-CIRG, Makhdoom and Dr. S. D. Kharche, Head, APR Division, Dr. Saket Bhusan, Head, Genetics & Breeding Division, Dr. U. B. Chaudhary, former Head, ANM&PT Division, Dr. Pourochottamane & Dr. Arvind Kumar, PI & Co-PI, PET Project, Dr. A. K. Dixit, Dr. Nitika Sharma, Dr. Mohd. Arif and Dr. Vinay Chaturvedi, Members, DAPSC were present in the function. During the programme, every participant and guest followed all precautionary measures for COVID 19.
Dr. Gopal Dass, Nodal Officer, DAPSC and PI Sheep Project enlightened the Scheduled Caste beneficiaries about the activities of the DAPSC programme. Dr. B. Rai, Acting-Director ICAR-CIRG appreciated the activities of DAPSC programme and AICRP on PET Project. He stated that good work is being done to the poor farmers of scheduled caste community through DAPSC programme of the institute and also in different projects. The programme was quite satisfactory and ended with the vote of thanks to the chair.