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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Food Festival


Food Festival at GADAVASU

SHIVANI BHAKOO
Tribune News Service

Guru Nanak Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) will organize a food festival at the campus on February 10. The food-festival will display and sell value added products prepared from milk, fish, chicken meat, duck meat etc.

Giving details about the festival, Dr. Asha Dhawan, dean, College of Fisheries, said that the university conducting such a festival for the first time. It has been organized with the combined efforts of the College of Fisheries, College of Dairy Science, and College of Veterinary Sciences. All the stalls  will be put-up by the university itself.

A professor at GADVASU said that the value-added products could be very beneficial to the farmers. “For example, a carp fish is available in the market for Rs. 60 per kg. If we get two kilograms of carp fish meal and oil  can be extracted, which sells at Rs. 200 per kg. Farmers can adopt certain technologies to extract the maximum benefits out of these products,” he said.

The fest has been organized with the combined efforts of the College of Fisheries, College of Dairy Science and College of Veterinary Sciences.

Source: The Ludhiana Tribune 7th February, 2012

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