SKUAST-K conducts Training Programme on Poultry

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SRINAGAR: Directorate of Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir, Shalimar Srinagar in collaboration with Division of Livestock Production and Management, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Shuhama, Alusteng conducted a three days training programme on “Disease Diagnosis and Management in Field Poultry” that concluded on Thursday.
The Training Programme was attended by Veterinary Assistant Surgeons and Poultry Extension Officers from Department of Animal Husbandry Kashmir and Subject Matter Specialists (Animal Sciences) from Krishi Vigyan Kendras of Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region. The training programme comprised of theory and practical sessions conducted by resource persons (Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors) from Divisions of Livestock Production and Management, Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology.
The Valedictory Function of the Training Programme held at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry on 6th Sept 2018 was chaired by Professor Mushtaq Ahmed Teli, Director Extension SKUAST-K who also released the Training Manual and gave away the Certificates to the participants. Professor Mushtaq Ahmed Teli in his address urged Field Veterinarians to work for the betterment of common farmer and disseminate the information among farmers regarding prevention of disease among backyard and commercial poultry flocks.
Earlier in his welcome address Professor M. T. Banday, Associate Director Extension, SKUAST-K and Course Director of the Training Programme outlined the importance of accurate and rapid disease diagnosis under field conditions. The participants in their feedback appreciated the manner in which the training programme was conducted and desired more such training programmes be conducted and duration of training programmes be increased to ensure comprehensive coverage of the topics. Dr Safeer Alam, Deputy Director Trainings SKUAST-K proposed the vote of thanks and Dr Azmat Alam Khan, Associate Professor & I/C Centre for Research on Poultry, SKUAST-K conducted the Proceedings of Valedictory Session.