10th – 23rd February, Sarpang:
Twenty One livestock extension staffs from Sarpang and Dagana Dzongkhags are attending a 14 days “Refresher Course on Artificial Insemination (AI) and Reproductive Biotechnology”. The course is undertaken with main aim to train all field staff on AI techniques and update knowledge and skills on latest reproductive biotechnologies like estrus synchronization, electronic endoscopic AI technique, sex-sorted semen technology, embryo transfer technology. The course is expected to ultimately have all staff trained on AI techniques and enhance cattle breeding program through AI intensification activity in east-central region.
The course is being conducted at Samtenling Gewog RNR Centre under Sarpang Dzongkhag, Zhemgang through RLDC approved RDCCRP and Dzongkhag Sectoral funding. It is jointly organized by RLDC, Zhemgang, Sarpang Dzongkhag Livestock Sector with resource persons from National Dairy Research & Development Centre, Yusipang.