32nd    Foundation Day of  ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research was celebrated by the employees of this institute on 1st March 2019 in a grand manner. Dr. Ashok Kumar ADG (Animal Health), ICAR, New Delhi was the chief guest for this occasion. In the morning, Poultry exhibition was shown to the guests. In addition to it, research activities of different labs were explained to the chief guest. Further different facilities of the institute were also shown to him. The celebration started with the lighting of lamps and ICAR song. Director ICAR-DPR at the onset, welcomed chief guest, Directors of different ICAR institutes, tribal farmers, and school children from different schools. Children from different schools invited on this occasion exhibited scientific models on different themes. For this occasion, games were conducted for the employees of this institute. Achievements of the institute were deliberated by Dr. S.V. Rama Rao, Principal scientist, DPR. Presidential address was delivered by Dr. R.N. Chatterjee. Chief Guest, Dr. Ashok Kumar, applauded the achievements of the scientists of the institute. He emphasized on focused approach towards poultry research. His speech was motivating. Prizes were distributed to the winners of participants for games and sports. Program was coordinated by Dr. Anand Laxmi, Principal scientist DPR. The program ended with vote of thanks and national anthem.