Demonstration of AI technique In Small Ruminant
Jammu: Under the leadership and guidance of Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, a five days training programme concluded on the topic “Updates on Small Ruminant Reproduction and Artificial Insemination” held from January 9-12, 2023, for the Paravets of Line Departments in the Division of Veterinary Gynaecology & Obstetrics at Faculty of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, R.S. Pura.
Dr. M.S. Bhadwal, Dean, F.V.Sc & A.H was the Chief Guest on the occasion. During the inaugural session, Dr. Utsav Sharma, Prof. & Head, VGO & Course Director, read a welcome note in honour of the Chief Guest and briefed him about the details of the various technical sessions.
He further added that he along with his scientific team made every possible effort to transfer the latest updates of technology of Artificial Insemination to the Paravets who came from different parts of the Jammu province to attend the training programme and they also provided their positive feedback on attending the training.
Since the commencement of the inaugural session of the training programme on January 9, 2023, various gynaecological and obstetrical techniques were displayed and problems were discussed among the scientists and field paravets.
To overcome various field problems, a series of lectures and practical demonstrations were conducted by the scientists of the veterinary gynaecology field to the paravets so that they could in turn apply the AI techniques in small ruminants.
Various gynaecological and obstetrical problems, AI techniques and other field problems were displayed and deliberated by different experts namely, Dr. Utsav Sharma, Prof. & Head, Division of VGO, Dr. R.K. Sharma, Prof. & Head, Division of Animal Nutrition, Dr. Anil Kumar Pandey, Assoc. Prof., VGO, Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Assoc. Prof. VGO and Dr. Sharad Kumar, Assoc. Prof., VCC during the training programme.
The session ended with the address of Dr. M.S. Bhadwal, Chief Guest on the occasion who exhibited his contentment on the positive feedback of the participants and was also pleased with the efforts of the Course Director and his team.
He further appreciated the efforts of the organizing team for updating the participants’ knowledge by holding practical demonstrations of various gynaecological and obstetrical techniques during the training programme and further emphasized that such programmes should be repeatedly held for ultimate benefit of the farming as well as animal rearing community of the UT and Nation. Vote of thanks was presented by Dr. Sudhir Kumar, Assoc. Prof., VGO.