Ludhiana 04 October 2019-A one day training course on "Optimal reproductive management of dairy animals" to fifty SC trainees was organized by GADVASU for upliftment of small scale dairy sector in the state under the scheme RKVY-11-DEE: Inclusive Growth in Livestock, Dairy and Fishery Farming Through Technological Interventions in Punjab was held at village Jarg, Khanna, Ludhiana. The training was conducted under the aegis of course, Director of Extension Education, GADVASU.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr S S Dhindsa urged the participants to regularly deworm their animals and adopt latest techniques of animal reproduction. He elaborated in detail about care of pregnant animals to reduce the incident of periparturient diseases and to improve subsequent milk productions. Dr S S Sodhi stressed upon the selection of dairy animals, rearing good quality animals with true breed characteristics. Dr Bilawal Singh deliberated on use of artificial insemination in dairy animal on scientific lines. He appealed the farmers to adopted artificial insemination technique so that future progeny is of higher milk production.

The occasion was marked by issuing certificates and University literature kits along with mineral mixture to the trainees. Village Panchayat member, Sh. Gurmeet Singh, thanked the University team for selecting village Jarg for organizing the training and appreciated the University services. Farmers requested the University to conduct more such trainings in their area so that poor dairy farmers may get linked to the University for improving their dairy product and income. Dr Prahlad Singh, Head of Department of Veterinary Gynaecology and Obstetrics was Technical Coordinator for the training. Dr S S Dhindsa conduct course as coordinator and Dr A K Ahuja as co-coordinator