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LUDHIANA: Department of livestock products technology in College of Veterinary Science, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University has developed and transferred three main technologies to four budding entrepreneurs. 
Manish Kumar Chatli head, department of livestock products technology said that the processing technology of the ggg jam, prepared from eggs as base materials and offers a nutrition alternative to existing fruit jams in the market and have protein content of 16-18% in comparison to 2-4% in fruit jams. This technology has been transferred for manufacturing and marketing to ML Kansal of Kansal and Kansal Agro Farms, GT Road, Kohand, District Karnal for Rs 100,000 on single user basis. Second technology of Ready-to-eat meat snacks products such as Meat cutlets, meat croquette, meat samosa is being transferred to Balwinder Singh, PP Chicken Corner, Dashmesh Nagar, Moga on multiple user basis for Rs 30,000 only. 
Third processing technology of the development of Emu Meat Products such as pickle, burger patties, nuggets, balls/koftas is being transferred to Gurpreet Singh Emu farming and Research Private Limited, Bhatinda, Ludhiana and Balihar Durka, Chief Financial Services Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshaher) for Rs 30,000/- each. 
These technologies were transferred in the private limited for presence of G Vajralingam, Financial commissioner, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development who was here in connection with Fisheries and Dairy officers workshop held at GADVASU. Dr Vijay Taneja, vice chancellor congratulated the efforts of the scientists and told that it will help in developing the nexus between university and industry. Dr Taneja said that entrepreneur should gather feedback from end users, so that the further research may be carried out as per the need and requirement of the industry. 
It is pertinent to mention that Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University conducted research in the frontier areas of veterinary and animal sciences to improve animal production, animal health, disease diagnosis and processing of livestock products (milk/meat/eggs/fish). Dr Vijay Kumar Taneja, Vice Chancellor, GADVASU stated that the concerted and pragmatic approach of the scientists of the university has resulted in the development of a number of new technologies which can be beneficial for the animal industry personnel's, farmer's, budding entrepreneurs who want to start or develop their business and unemployed youth, who want to take animal husbandry as a business. He said that transferring the technologies basically for the benefit of the Punjab farmers and small entrepreneurs. Hence, a very nominal fee has been charged from the requesting parties.
Akshay Sadana
Posted Date : 01/04/2015 Posted By : Admin