Parshottam Rupala inaugurates Camel Product Processing Utilisation & Training Wing in Bikaner

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Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala inaugurated the ‘Camel Product Processing Utilisation & Training Wing’ on 5 March at theICAR center, Bikaner.

An overview of the news

  • ICAR – Bikaner is a Premier Research Centre and an autonomous organization under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

  • Considering the importance of camel in the socio-economic development of arid and semi-arid regions, the Government of India established a Project Directorate on Camel on 5 July 1984 at Bikaner under the aegis of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

  • Upgraded to National Research Center on Camel (NRCC) on 20th September, 1995.

  • Product Processing Utilization and Training Wing has been inaugurated to explore the immense opportunities in the camel product processing sector.

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