Monthly round-up – May 2019
Dear CLFMA members and industry colleagues,
The month of May 2019, was quite good. Let me take you through some of the highlights of May from CLFMA’s multitude of advocacy efforts:
CLFMA Feed Standards Updation:

The Second meeting conducted in connection with the updation of feed standards at Mumbai Veterinary College on 8th May, 2019”

CLFMA Events Update:

Poultry Seminar at Nashik on 17th May, 2019

CLFMA of India organized Poultry seminar on 17th May 2019 at Nashik under my leadership. The Theme of this presentation was Recent Trends in Poultry Feed Formulation, Health & Welfare.

Dr Vijay Makhija Managing Committee of CLFMA under my guidance & support conducted the Seminar. Close to 140 participants attended this Seminar.

I have briefly introduced CLFMA and CLFMA’s active role in developing Livestock Sector.

Local industry leaders Shri. Udhav Ahire, Shri.Shrikrishna Gangurde & their team extended full-fledged support to CLFMA Poultry Seminar.

Eminent Nutritionists Dr. S. V. Rama Rao presented on the topic of Strategies for Feed Cost Savings. Renowned Avian Pathologist Dr. K. S. Prajapati shared solution for respiratory diseases for broilers & layers, Associate Dean of Mumbai Veterinary College Dr. Ajit Ranade shared very well the latest update on poultry welfare scenario. The topics selected for this seminar were very much appreciated by farmers as these issues are impacting the profitability & sustainability of farmers. Great amount of enthusiasm was seen among farmers during the interactive Q&A session with the invited speakers.

This poultry seminar reflects the CLFMA’s VISION, Missions & Objective of fostering and encouraging the exchange of scientific information among the poultry industry’s stakeholders‘’ says Dr.Vijay Makhija. With this CLFMA had done one more successful Seminar at Nashik.

We scheduled our 4th Poultry Seminar in series @ Patna on 12th June, 2019.

Policy and Advocacy:

FSSAI, FDA Bhawan, New Delhi scheduled a meeting to discuss consideration of animal feed under the ambit of FSS Act 2006 and way forward on 30th May, 2019 at 11:00 am. The Agenda was on Regulations including licensing and registration of animal feed, standards of animal feed, testing infrastructure for animal feed, inspection and third-party auditing agencies, monitoring of imported feed and any other issue. Chairman Mr. S. V. Bhave had a detailed discussion on this with Director FSSAI, Mr. Anil Sharma.

Now we should gear up with full-fledged efforts for our grand annual symposium scheduled in the month of August 22-23 2019 @ New Delhi.

Meantime, I would like to welcome your valuable suggestions and ideas as well at any time on our regular activities as well as CLFMA events. The number of initiatives we are taking to help us to stay focused on delivering value to our members and an entire industry as a whole.

With warm regards,
S V Bhave
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