The NDRI karnal has developed a high yield buffalo calf which is named ‘tejas’ which will help in producing high production of yield. This will increase the income of the farmers also benefitting them.
“The National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal is progressing further in mal cloning. Recently, NDRI has developed a buffalo calf using the hand guided cloning technology. The male calf named ‘Tejas’ is the clone of the high yield buffalo breed.
This will help in increasing milk production of buffaloes in the country,” NDRI Director Manmohan Singh Chauhan told .
“By 2021-22, there would be a requirement of 140 million doses of semen in the country for artificial insemination whereas the current availability is of 85 million doses only,” he said.