A delegation led by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Programme Manager, Les Baxter called on Vice Chancellor of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Professor Dr Talat Naseer Pasha on Thursday. The delegation discussed various issues of collaboration in livestock farming with VC. They also discussed functioning of Agriculture Sector Linkages Programmes and its sustainability. 

The VC briefed the delegation on the training and extension programmes of the university. He said that the university had launched civic engagement programme and adopted five villages around Ravi Campus Pattoki. He said that the UVAS is also launching training programmes for meat industry workers, supervisors and managers. 

While Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition of UVAS also organised a one-day Nutrition Awareness Camp of nutritional assessment and dietary counselling for the university employees and students. The main areas of activity included Body Mass Index (BMI), Energy Requirements, Ideal Body Weight, Body Composition, Balance Dietary Regime, Healthy Eating Practices and Dietary Counselling according to individual requirements. 

Copyright Business Recorder, 2013

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