National Research Centre on Camels

  • For setting up of a branch in Gujarat of National Research Centre on Camel (NRCC), Bikaner, an appropriate size of land and other resources on nominal cost/lease basis is desired from the Government of Gujarat.

       Steps to protect Kharai camels:-

  1. Kharai camel has been characterized, registered and gazette notified as breed by DARE/ICAR. (Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), organization under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE))
  2. NRCC has signed an MoU with Kamdhenu University, Gujarat for further breed conservation and development by

       (i) Training of farmers for scientific camel husbandry;

       (ii) Organizing Scientist-farmers interaction meetings;

       (iii) Holding animal health camps;

       (iv) Providing technical support for development of the entrepreneurship towards the camel milk.

        Following is being carried out by NRCC, Bikaner to protect double humped camel in Ladakh:-

  • Camel health management by organizing health camps in Nubra valley.
  • Nutritional management by utilizing local feed resources.
  • Nubra is a subdivision and a tehsil in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. Its inhabited areas form a tri-armed valley cut by the Nubra and Shyok