Minister Recognizes Contribution of Errol Hancock

first_imgMinister of Agriculture Brooke Taylor today, July 28, extended his sympathies to the family of Errol Hancock, who passed away Saturday, July 26, at the age of 106. Dr. Hancock served Nova Scotia’s agriculture industry for more than 36 years, including more than a decade of general practice with the Canadian Department of Agriculture. He later joined the provincial Department of Agriculture in 1937, becoming the department’s first provincial animal pathologist. In 1927, Dr. Hancock worked on the initial testing of cattle for tuberculosis eradication as well as the eradication of other poultry and cattle diseases. “Dr. Hancock made distinguished contributions to the agriculture community and the field of veterinary medicine in Nova Scotia and Canada,” said Mr. Taylor. “The industry continues to experience benefits from his pioneering work in the field of disease eradication and control. The department of agriculture continues to offer several of the programs and services he helped establish. “The Hancock Building, home of the veterinary pathology laboratory located on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus in Bible Hill, was proudly named after him in recognition of services to the livestock industry in Nova Scotia.”last_img read more

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N S Vishwanathan renamed RBI deputy guv for one year

first_imgNew Delhi: N S Vishwanathan was Monday re-appointed as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for one more year, an official order said. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved re-appointment of Vishwanathan as the deputy governor for a period of one more year with effect from July 4 this year, the order issued by the Personnel Ministry said.His existing tenure was to end Wednesday, July 3. Vishwanathan is one of the three deputy governors, besides B P Kanungo and M K Jain, working at the central bank. Viral Acharya had last month resigned from the post of deputy governor, RBI. Acharya, a New York University economics professor, resigned six months before the scheduled end of his three-year term. Agencieslast_img read more

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