Chief Minister of Haryana Sh. Manohar Lal Visited ICAR-CIRB, Hisar on 26th March 2022
Sh. Manohar Lal , Hon’ble Chief Minister of Haryana visited ICAR-CIRB Hisar on March 26, 2022 along with Sh. Ranbir Singh Gangwa, the Dy. Speaker of Haryana, Dr. Kamal Gupta, Minister Govt. of Haryana, Sh. Vinod Bhyana, MLA, Sh. Gautam Sardana, Mayor and many other dignitaries. Director CIRB apprised the dignitaries about the research and extension activities being undertaken at the institute. The visitors first visited the animal farm and had a look at the bull mother farm and elite buffalo germplasm. Dr. TK Datta, Director informed the dignitaries that the production potential of the buffaloes at CIRB has increased to more than double since the inception of the institute. The visitors showed keen interest to see the cloned animals especially clones of an elite buffalo bull M-29. Dr. PS Yadav, Project leader cloning team described the process of cloning and about the researches undertaken for improving the cloning efficiency. During his visit the CM witnessed the semen freezing laboratory of the Institute where the process of semen freezing and evaluation of semen was demonstrated. The CM also interacted with the scientists at the Institute and 27 farmer trainees from five different states attending 7 days training on “Improved buffalo husbandry” at the institute. The Chief Minister of Haryana praised and congratulated the director and staff of the institute for excellent research on a very important commodity, buffalo, which is livelihood for many farmers of the state. Director also brought to the notice of CM about the water logging in over 250 acres of institutes’ agricultural farm, to which he assured of timely and permanent solution of the problem very soon.