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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 31:

Union Agriculture Minister Radhamohan Singh is scheduled to inaugurate an International research centre for Foot and Mouth (FMD) disease on the occasion of Utkal Dibas on April 1, at Argul, on outskirts of Odisha capital.

Union Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy and Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patsani will also attend the programme tomorrow.

The research centre will provide wide opportunity for the veterinary practitioners to conduct research on viral disease of cattle and buffaloes.

The research centre has been constructed in joint collaboration of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation and Union government’s Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).