JKSIA to rope in unemployed vets to expand AI network
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 19: The J&K State Implementing Agency (SIA) of the National Project on Cattle & Buffalo Breeding will rope in unemployed veterinary graduates for expanding the AI network across the state.
An official statement here said the arrangement would help the unemployed veterinary graduates to earn an honourable living till they get a regular job.
The decision to this effect was taken at the 12th meeting of the SIA which was presided over by B D Sharma, Secretary to Government Animal/Sheep Husbandry Department & ex-officio Chairman SIA, NPCBB.
The unemployed veterinary graduates shall contact the respective Chief Executive Officers of Livestock Development Board, who will provide them different inputs including arranging refresher training in AI work and assign them areas for carrying out their activities.
The vets shall be entitled to prescribed service charges realizable from farmers. The SIA also set up a committee to open the bids for supply of a liquid nitrogen plant to be installed in here at an estimated cost of Rs 2.60 crore.
The SIA, which oversees the functioning of two livestock development boards in J&K, also allowed the two boards to utilize funds from the revenue generated in procuring different kinds of assets for which adequate funds are not available.
The meeting also discussed import of embryos of elite sires from different countries to augment the sperm stations at Ranbirbagh, Ganderbal and Hakkal, Jammu for which the Dean, FVSc promised to provide services of two bio-technologists as and when required for embryo transplant.
The meeting also sanctioned deputation of officers to different states in connection with the procurement of assets and inputs.
The meeting among others was attended by Dr AR Nazki, Dr M Z Khan, Dean FVSc Jammu & Srinagar respectively, Dr Bushan Tiyagi, Asstt Commissioner, LH, DAH&F, Ministry of Agriculture, GOI, Dr Y V Gupta, DR J L Mattoo, Director, AHD, Jammu & Kashmir divisions respectively, Javaid Iqbal Mattoo, JD Planning, Dr D S Khosla, CEO LDB, J and Dr F A Kaloo, Dy Director, AHD, Kashmir
The meeting asked the CEOs of the two boards to prepare Action Plans for Rs 2.50 crores each afresh for implementation of NPCBB during current financial year in the two divisions in light of some important changes suggested.
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