Foundation Day celebrated by ICAR-NIANP, Bengaluru
The ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru, celebrated its 23 th Foundation Day on 24 th November 2017. Padma Bhushan Dr M Mahadevappa, former VC, UAS, Dharwad and former Chairman, ASRB was the Chief Guest of the event. Dr H Rahman, Regional Representative for South Asia, ILRI and Former DDG (AS), ICAR was the Guest of Honor. Dr Raghavendra Bhatta, Director of the Institute highlighted various ongoing activities and recent developments of the Institute. He also expressed his earnest gratitude and appreciation to all the existing and retired staff including former directors and well wishers of the Institute for their significant contributions towards
the development of ICAR-NIANP.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest lauded the contributions of the Institute. Noting the highly significant contributions of the Institute in the field of Animal nutrition, Animal physiology and related areas, Dr M Mahadevappa encouraged the scientists to establish closer connection between the scientific outcome and its potential beneficiaries. He expressed his happiness for being associated with the development of this institute since its inception and assured his willingness to facilitate this Institute in the coming days. Addressing the gathering, the Guest of Honor Dr Rahman mentioned the significant contributions of ICAR-NIANP as a unique and outstanding research Institute in the area of animal science of this country. He also mentioned that more international research collaborations are required for this Institute to increase its visibility beyond the national boundary.
The latest printed version of “NIANP at a Glance” and DVD of the short documentary film “A Glimpse of ICAR-NIANP” were also released on this occasion. A cultural extravaganza was performed by the staff of the Institute.