The Punjab Government has decided to impart professional and practical training to the farmers of the State from 7 November,2016 so that they are able to learn and adapt innovative techniques in the dairy farming sector. The training session would be specially focused on high quality cattle breeding, milk products and proper attention to the health care of milching animals.Disclosing this here today, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries & Dairy Development Minister, Punjab, Gulzar Singh Ranike said that the experts from the Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Ludhiana, Dairy Research Institution Karnal and dairy development department would guide the latest trends and techniques to dairy farmers .
He said that this novel initiative of practical training is especially essential for the people engaged in the dairy farming sector to have hands on approach in order to make dairy farming a profitable venture. On this occasion, Director Dairy Development Punjab Mr. Inderjit Singh said that forthcoming batch of six month training will start in training centres at Beeja (Ludhiana), Chatamali (Ropar),Gill(Moga), Abul Khurana(Sri Mukarsar Sahib),Sardulgarh(Mansa),Phagwara( Kapurthala) and Verka ( Sri Amritsar Sahib). An interview of candidates would be conducted in training centers on 24 October,2016 at 10 am. The interested candidates should be matriculate and with age between 18 to 45 years besides possessing five milking animals. The cost of prospectus is Rs. 100 and is available from all concerned deputy directors/ Dairy Development Officers in training centres. For further information candidates should contact on telephone number: 0172-5035244 and 0172-2700228 of Dairy Development Board’s office.