The NBAGR mandate outlines the Identification, Evaluation, Characterization, Conservation and sustainable Utilization of Livestock and Poultry Genetic Resources. It also references coordination and capacity building in animal genetic resources management and policy issues. Its objectives are to conduct systematic surveys to characterise, evaluate and catalogue farm livestock and poultry genetic resources and to establish their National Data Base; To design methodologies for ex situ conservation and in situ management and optimal utilization of farm animal genetic resources; To undertake studies on genetic characterisation using modern biological techniques such as molecular cytogenetics, Immunology, DNA Fingerprinting, RFLP analysis etc and to conduct training programmes as related to evaluation, characterisation and utilisation of animal genetic resources.

Makrampur, GT Road Bye Pass, Karnal, Sector 29, Vasant Vihar, Karnal, Haryana, 132001, India
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Geographic coverage
Date approved
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 14:00