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Dr. BS Dhillon, VC of PAU also attended the visit
Ludhiana: 21 September, 2016: (Punjab Screen Bureau):
Sh. VP Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab today visited Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana. Sh. Badnore visited Dairy Farm, College of fisheries, Poultry Farm and Veterinary Hospital along with Dr Amarjit Singh Nanda, Vice-Chancellor and officers of Varsity. Dr. BS Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor of PAU also attended the visit. Sh. Bandore showed keen interest about the different research points on livestock rearing, feed management, breed improvement and better production.
While visiting college of fisheries Dr Asha Dhawan, Dean of the college apprised him of various academic, research and extension activities of the college. Sh. Badnore appreciated the on-going research programme towards diversification of fish farming with high value species like catfish and murrels, aquaculture in inland salt affected zero earning wastelands, ornamental fish culture and processing for value addition. He advised faculty to formulate an effective plan for eradicating harmful exotic species like thai magur from the natural resources which is affecting the price native fauna.
Dr. A L Saini, HoD, livestock production and management showcased a project of students at poultry farm, a business skill model under the title of "Livestock Business Skill Development- Incubation Units" for the Veterinary Students with the objective to impart hands on training to inculcate entrepreneurship in Poultry Farming in the budding scientists/students. Sh. Badnore also interacted with students about the project.
At Veterinary Clinical Complex Dr. Simrat Sagar Singh, Dean College of Veterinary Science apprised him about the different facilities of the hospital. He explained about the different units of hospital, X-Ray and Surgery unit and Diagnostic lab. The Key departments of the university who are part of animal treatment also showcased their work and described their priorities.
Sh. Badnore interacted with faculty members and expressed his points of concern to deliver better facilities to farming community.