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Tripura To Get Central Veterinary University: ARD Minister Sudhangshu Das

On Sunday, Sudhanshu Das, the Minister of Animal Resource Development said that the establishment of a Central Veterinary University in the state is imminent, and the foundation stone for the university may be laid in early May.

He made this announcement during the 23rd World Animal Medicine Day celebration organized by the Tripura Veterinary Council.
A meeting with Union Minister Purushottam Rupala and members of the Veterinary Council of India will be held soon to discuss this matter.

The Animal Resource Development Minister delivered a speech at an event held in the Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhavan on the theme of Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion in Animal Medicine.

The Principal Secretary of the Animal Resources Development Department, BS Mishra, the Director, Dr. K Sasikumar, and the Tripura Veterinary Council’s President, and Chintu Debbarma were present in the event.
He said, “Veterinarians are diligent and sensitive. They play an important role in the agriculture and animal husbandry sector, which plays a major role in India’s GDP.”

Minister Sudhanshu Das said that by developing this sector, it is possible to reduce unemployment and eliminate shortages of milk, eggs, and meat.

Quoting Dr. BR Ambedkar, he said emphasized the importance of leading a noble life rather than a long one, and recommended regular field visits and reviews of development work to ensure proper implementation.

Central Veterinary University will be established in the state in near future. A meeting with Union Minister Parshottam Rupala and members of the Veterinary Council of India will be held in early May to lay the foundation stone for the University. Minister of Animal Resource Development Sudhangshu Dus said this at 23rd World Veterinary Day celebrations organized by Tripura Veterinary Council on 29 April, 2023 The programme was organized at Rabindra Bhavan. Principal Secretary of Animal Resources Development Department BS Mishra, Director Dr. K Sasikumar and President of Tripura Veterinary Council Dr. Chintu Debbarma were present at the programme.

Speaking at the programme organized with the idea of diversity, equality and inclusion in animal treatment, Animal Resources Development Minister Sudhangshu Das said that veterinarians treat animals with passion, feelings and sensitivity. Hence their work is somewhat different from the general medical profession. He said that agriculture and animal husbandry plays an important role in India’s GDP. By developing the animal husbandry sector in the state, it is possible to reduce the unemployment rate on the one hand and also eliminate the shortage of milk, eggs, meat in the state on the other. He quoted Dr. BR Ambedkar. Life should be noble rather than long. In this regard, he said, the developmental works of the department should be inspected from time to time in the field. Development works should be reviewed every three months. In other words, one should keep a watchful eye so that there is no difference between saying and the implementation of developmental work. To realize Chief Minister Prof. (Dr.) Manik Saha’s dream of ‘Ek Tripura, Shrestha Tripura’ everyone involved in the system needs to work with honesty and integrity.

While speaking at the programme. Director of ARDD Dr. K Sasikumar said there are 460 veterinarians registered with Tripura Veterinary Council. Veterinarians play an important role in improving the socio-economic conditions of rural India. Registrar of Tripura Veterinary Council Dr. Bilab Debbarmu gave the welcome speech on the occasion. Retired veterinarians, interns along with veterinarians from different parts of the state were present on the occasion. A seminar on the significance of the day was held in the second phase of the programme.


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