ICAR-IVRI transfers Technology – CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccine through Agrinnovate

LUCKNOW: The ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh transferred the Technology – CSF & Sheep Pox Vaccines to Hester Biosciences through Agrinnovate India Limited in a ceremony held here on Wednesday.

In his address, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) congratulated the team, ICAR-IVRI for moving in the direction of providing the country with two important Vaccines at a cheaper price and longer immunity.

Dr. Mohapatra applauded the Agrinnovate India for commercializing around 150 technologies during 2021 and fetching a gross realization of over Rs. 4 Crores. The Director General stated that the development of Vaccines using indigenous strains is a step towards ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’.

He emphasized that due to the cheaper prices of the Vaccines, a greater return can be achieved with lesser investment which will enable production enhancement in animals. He also urged for looking out the ways for supplying the indigenous vaccines to other countries as well.