Breed Conservation Award to TC, CIARI

Port Blair
18 Aug 2017

Nicobari pig and Nicobari fowl have been awarded Breed Conservation Award in the category of Individual and Institution respectively by ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resource (NBAGR), Karnal. Nicobari pig and Nicobari fowl has already been recognized as indigenous breed of these islands by the NBAGR. Team members for the institution category for conservation of Nicobari fowl at institution level are Dr. A. Kundu, Dr. T. Sujatha, Dr. Jai Sunder, Dr. A.K. De and Dr. S. Dam Roy from CIARI beside representative of the Tribal Council (TC) from Car Nicobar for Nicobari Pig will receive the award on Sept 21, 2017 during the foundation day of ICAR-NBAGR, Karnal, Haryana ICAR-National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resource, Karnal is a premier institute dedicated to work for identification, evaluation, characterization, conservation and utilization of livestock and poultry genetic resources of the country.