The Central Poultry Development Organsiation & Training Institute, Hessarghatta, Bangalore conducted an Advanced Training Programme on “Poultry Nutrition & Feeding” from 2nd February 2015 to 13th March, 2015. In this programme, 13 Senior Veterinary Officers from across the country including 5 Foreign Nationals sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India under TCS of Colombo Plan from Myanmar, Bangladesh and Laos participated.
The course was designed with a comprehensive curriculum focused on Basics of Nutrition to advancement in Poultry Nutrition and concepts of Feed Formulations at optimized cost is dealt with. Prof. B.S.V. Reddy, a renowned Poultry Nutritionist and Consultant coordinated the Course. Guest Lectures were invited from Industry Specialists from DSM, Cargill, Davanish etc., to deliver the lectures on varied subjects of Poultry Nutrition.
The inauguration function on 2nd Feb. 2015 was attended by Prof. Puttannaiah and Mr. M.C.R. Shetty, President, KPFBA and other eminent personalities from Poultry Industry. The Trainee officers are taken for Study Tour to various major Feed Mills, Laboratories like Lifeline Feeds Ltd., Sujay Group, Varsha Multitech Ltd., Cargill Foods, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology and also to Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, Veterinary College and Research Institute and Animal Feed Analytical and Quality Control Laboratory, Namakkal and Madras Veterinary College, TANUVAS, Chennai.
The Course concluded on 13th March, 2015, a Valedictory Function was organized in which Dr. Raghavendra Bhatta, Director, NIANP was the Chief Guest and Mr. Veeresh, General Manager, Suguna Foods Ltd., participated. Dr. Mahesh P.S., Director, CPDO&TI assured the gathering that more such training courses will be organized in future for the benefit of Industry.