“Prof. G. Devegowda Poultry Science Excellence Award 2022” conferred on Inayath Ulla Khan, KPFBA’s Executive Secretary.

Pashudhan Praharee, a bi-lingual magazine dedicated to animal health care and livestock development, has honoured the Executive Secretary of the Karnataka Poultry Farmers and Breeders Association (KPFBA), Mr. Inayath Ulla Khan with the “Prof. G.Devegowda Poultry Science Excellence Award 2022 “.

The award has been instituted in recognition of his significant and outstanding contribution in the field of poultry sciences for the year 2022. 

Mr. Inayath Ulla Khan was presented the award at a recent seminar on ‘GM Crops and Animal Nutrition’ in the presence of Prof. G.Devegowda who is considered as the ‘Pitamaha’ of poultry sciences, the President of KPFBA, Dr. Sushanth Rai, the Chairman of Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India (CLFMA), Mr. Neeraj Srivastava, Dr. Vibha Ahuja, Chief General Manager, Biotech Consortium India Limitedand other dignitaries.

The citation read out by Dr. G. Gopal Reddy (Vice President, IVPI ) listed out the relentless efforts Mr. Khan has been contributing to the sustainable growth of poultry sector, by networking with various institutions and experts; by organizing various sector related events through KPFBA; and connecting with government and government agencies for bringing about policy changes. 

In his thanks giving address, Mr. Khan acknowledged the role played by different President’s and Committee Members of KPFBA in shaping his career, learning from each President the new skills.  He recalled how during the Covid-19 lockdown and restrictions that followed, the KPFBA rallied to connect with government authorities to ensure that the poultry sector image was not tarnished as all kinds of rumours were floating at the onset of the pandemic. ‘The poultry sector has many challenges and they can be resolved only through collective efforts, collaborative approach and that KPFBA is one of the platforms to bring about growth of the sector’, Mr. Khan said.

For more details contact Dr. Gopal Reddy on 98451 06296