Celebrating the World Veterinary Day 2018 in India
World Veterinary Day was celebrated on 28th April, 2018 by the ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Eastern Regional Station, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India with the theme of “The role of the Veterinary Profession in Sustainable Development to improve livelihoods, food security and safety” to discuss about the role of Veterinary professionals for sustainable livestock development in India. The programme was organized at the ICAR-NDRI, ERS, Kalyani campus with seminars, exhibition and students’-scientists’ interaction on the theme area.
Approximately 60 people including Students, Veterinary Officers, Scientists and technicians attended the celebration. Various programmes like expert lectures and students-scientists’ interaction on issues on sustainable livestock production, integrated livestock farming, food safety, future demands for animal protein for ever increasing human population, environmental concern, kindness towards animals, role of world veterinary association and veterinary education in India have been organized.