Twinning programme at College of Poultry Production and Management (CPPM), Hosur, Tamil Nadu

“An outreach programme on popularizing the application of Foldscope” was conducted on 31st July, 2019 as part of the twinning programme of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded project on “Foldscope as a tool to screen parasitic infections in wild animals of Tamil Nadu” of the Department of Wildlife Science, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College Campus, Chennai with the ongoing Foldscope project in College of Poultry Production and Management (CPPM), Hosur for the benefit 70 students at CPPM. The program was inaugurated by Dr. K.Mani, Dean, CPPM. Dr.D.Ramasamy, Director (i/c) of Extension Education delivered a special address on the innovation. Dr.M.Palanivelrajan, PI of the scheme and Assistant Professor, Department of Wildlife Science, Madras Veterinary College Campus, Chennai shared his experiences on the use of foldscope for the spot diagnosis of parasitic diseases of wild animals with a practical demonstration. Dr.V.Perasiriyan, PI of DBT Foldscope scheme and Professor, Department of Food Business Management, College of Food and Dairy Technology, Koduveli, Chennai demonstrated the use of foldscope for assessing the storage quality of processed liquid food.

Dr. K.Mani, Dean, CPPM inaugurated the program
Dr.M.Palanivelrajan explaining the foldscope assembling and it’s usage
Dr.V.Perasiriyan demonstrated the use of foldscope for assessing the storage quality of processed liquid food
Dr.M.Palanivelrajan explained the foldscope image capture to the students

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