UVAS plans Livestock Technology Park on Ravi campus

C2 UVAS: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore has planned to establish a Livestock Technology Park’ on its Ravi Campus Pattoki under the Public Sector Development Programme.

In this connection, the UVAS organised a consultative meeting with stakeholders to have their input on the project before finalizing the components. Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha and renowned industrialist Syed Yawar Ali jointly chaired the meeting and sought suggestions from

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Commission seeks study on Ravi pollution

STAFF REPORT LHR: The Ravi Commission has sought a baseline study of the river in order to identify the pollution sources, polluters and the affected parties.During the recently held meeting held at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the commission directed the Environment Protection Department (EPD) and the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) to prepare preliminary administrative and financial proposals for the implementation of a plan to ensure that the water of the river could be restored to its

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Ravi river farmers prefer cultivating strawberry

STAFF REPORT IBD: The trend of cultivating strawberry is surging among farmers living in the riverine belt of the River Chenab as cultivators are much content with its profit ratio as compared to traditional crops.The traditional crops of the single-cropping belt located on both banks of the river are wheat and vegetables. Local farmers have been cultivating the two crops since generations, but they have now started cultivating strawberry as an alternative crop for the last few years."The

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