Dissection of animals: UGC deadline is over

Dissection of animals: UGC deadline is over

  The deadline was 30th July 2015 and it is over. University Grants Commission (UGC) wanted the Vice-chancellors of all the Universities in India to send in their ‘action taken report’ on its directions to scrap animal dissections  and the guidelines for...
How (India) National Dairy Plan works

How (India) National Dairy Plan works

    India will need 200 million tonnes of milk by 2021-22 as against 137.68 million tonnes of 2013-14. To meet the rapidly growing demand for milk, the productivity of the milch animals and the total milk production have to be increased. And hence the  National Dairy...
All India Report: 19th Livestock Census

All India Report: 19th Livestock Census

A report generated for 7.25 lakh villages of 29 States and 7 Union Territories by 1.71 lakh enumerators and 28474 supervisors.  It is a comprehensive report on the livestock sector which contributes to nearly 25.6% of the total value of output in Agriculture &...
1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) proposed 1st of June every year to be celebrated as ‘World Milk Day’. Many countries used to celebrate their National Milk Day on different dates but mostly in and around June and the proposal...