International programme in Animal Husbandry

Baramati college has tied-up with a Dutch University to offer a four year undergraduate programme in Animal husbandry, a sector that promises many job roles. Prachi Rege reports .

Dog breeding centre given 3 months to improve facilities

The Madras High Court granted three months time to the Government Dog Breeding Centre at Saidapet in the city to improve facilities as per the recommendations of the Animal Welfare Board.

Lalu`s statement recorded in a fodder scam case

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Monday recorded his statement in a fodder scam case in a special CBI court while claiming that he was a victim of conspiracy in the Rs 950 fodder Animal Husbandry Department scandal.

`J&K needs to take steps to raise poultry output`

Jammu and Kashmir can save the Rs
1,400 crore it spends annually on importing mutton and poultry if measures are taken to increase the local production.

Kerala consumes 5,000 tonnes of meat every day

Kerala, which leads the country in several indicators including literacy, is also the highest consumer of meat with a daily requirement of over 5,000 tonnes, according to the state animal husbandry department.

‘Create a separate ministry for dairy & fishery’

Food Minister KV Thomas has written to the Prime Minister to create a separate ministry for Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries to realise the untapped potential in these sectors.