Member Production Sector Wing P and D Board Mr Aslam Javed paid visits at UVASĀ 

Lahore, November 30, 2022 (PPI-OT):Member Production Sector Wing Planning and Development Board Government of Punjab Mr Aslam Javed along with Chief Production Sector Wing (P and D) Dr Arif Raza visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, called on Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad here on Wednesday.

Meanwhile a detailed meeting was held and Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad chaired meeting while Dean faculty of Bioscience Prof Dr Habib-Ur-Rehman, Dean Faculty of Life Sciences and Business Management Prof Dr Muhammad Azam, Prof Dr Aneela Zameer Durrani, Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf and other senior faculty members of UVAS were present.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Aslam Javed said that in our country livestock sector have great potential and have many opportunities of entrepreneurships and choosing a career for our youth especially in the poultry, dairy, meat and food sector for their bright future. He urged to create awareness among young generation regarding the benefits of veterinary profession. He also praised UVAS role for the uplift of livestock farming community and for the treatment of animals. Mr Aslam Javed along with Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad distributed certificates among 16 livestock farmers/dairy professionals who came from various flood affected districts of Pakistan.

Prof Nasim said that UVAS has always been focusing on enhance technical skills not only in students even imparting practical knowledge to livestock farming community for their profitability by utilizing our trained human resource, knowledge and research. He said UVAS is providing many opportunities of entrepreneurship to its young graduate. He also spoke about the history of UVAS, various degree programmes, research, training and services of UVAS.

Earlier in the meeting the three faculty members of UVAS presented their ideas for development. Associate Prof Dr Naveed-ul-Haq told the meeting regarding his idea related to the upgradation of dairy farm for climate smart livestock production system, Dr Muhammad Hayat Jaspal mentioned about capacity building of farmers and industry stakeholders on meat value chain while Dr Ali Hamza shared his proposal regarding the establishment of UVAS centre for science communication.

Project Director Capacity Building of Dairy Farmers and Industry Stakeholders on Milk Value Chain Dr Muhammad Junaid spoke about his projects activities and outcomes especially for imparting practical knowledge of dairy farmers and dairy professionals to enhance their profitability. Later, Aslam Javed visited various departments of UVAS including BSL-3 Lab, Veterinary Academy, Meat Processing Unit and Pet Centre etc.

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