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  July 7,2020

Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, SDAU, Sardarkrushinagar has organized a 10days short term online training on “Frozen semen technology in domestic animals” during July 7-16, 2020 to utilize the time in the era of pandemic COVID-19 for continuing veterinary professionals knowledge. Total 205 participants form all over the India have registered themselves for the training.  The majority of the patricians were from Maharashtra (32) followed by Gujarat(31), Uttar Pradesh (22), Tamil Nadu (14) and Kerala(13)  whereas, rest of the 93 participants were from rest of the  states of India Including North East states as well as  Jammu and Kashmir. Total 14 sessions and 21 online classes (Theory + Practical) were conducted. The live but virtual demonstration of CMU graded frozen semen station like Government frozen semen station, Patan, Banas Dairy semen station, Dama,PashuSamvardhan Kendra, DudhSagar dairy, Jagudan along with our own semen collection station of LRS as well as, the livesemen collection from the various domestic animals like cow,buffalo, stallion, pig, goat, sheep, camel and dog was also demonstrated to participants which was highly appreciated.  The legends in the field of frozen semen technology  from various reputed centers like National Dairy Development Board, Anand, National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore and Karnal, Sabarmati Ashram Gaushala, Bidaj(Gujarat), Animal Breeding Center, Salon (UP), ICAR- Central Institute of Goat, Mathura, National Research Center(NRC) on Equine, Bikaner, NRC on Pig, Guwahati, NRC on Camel, Bikaner, National Agricultural Innovative Project, Bangaluru,  Dudhsagar Dairy, Mehsana, Banas Dairy, Palanpur, Professor of Bombay veterinary College, Mumbai have contributed their experience and knowledge to enrich the professionals aspirant in the field of frozen semen technology. All the sessions remained full of enthusiasm of participants which was reflected by their interactions with experts.

The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. R. K. Patel remained present during online opening and valedictory function to bless the participants and organizers. Dr. D. V.Joshi, Dean and Principal was the Course Director and Dr. B. N.Suthar and Dr. H. C. Nakhashi were Co-course Director. Dr. C. F.Chaudhari, who conceived the idea of the online training, was the course coordinator with Drs. T. V. Sutaria, R. K.Chaudhari, B. S.Rathod and Dr. R. D. Joshi (Banas Dairy) as course Co-coordinator. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor has appreciated the initiative and congratulates the organizers on successful completion of the training.

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