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Thursday 02nd of April 2015

Directorate received Sardar Patel Best Insitutute Award from Shri Narendra Modi ji Hon'ble Prime Minister of India **** ISO 9001:2008 Certification awarded to the Directorate w.e.f. 21-06-2014 **** Dr. A.K. Panda, Principal Scientist receives ANA 2015 Best Paper Award
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                   The Directorate of Poultry Research (DPR) formerly Project Directorate on Poultry (PDP) is one of the constituent research institutes of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), an autonomous multidisciplinary Research & Development Organization financially supported by Govt. of India. The Directorate was set up as a coordinating unit of All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on Poultry in 1970 at Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh. Subsequently the unit was elevated as a full-fledged Project Directorate during 1988 and shifted to Hyderabad, the capital city of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. The objectives of the Directorate are to coordinate research at AICRP centers located across the country and conduct research on the development and improvement of chicken lines for commercial and rural poultry production.

Hon'ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji presented SARDAR PATEL BEST INSTITUTE AWARD to Director
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          The ongoing research programmes at DPR are focused on research relevant to societal needs, and application-oriented research towards commercialisation. These include the areas of poultry breeding, molecular genetics, applied nutrition, immunomodulation, disease diagnosis and health management etc. DPR has taken lead in the promotion of rural poultry farming through propagation of chicken varieties, Vanaraja and Gramapriya. DPR scientists received many prestigious awards including the ICAR team research award for outstanding achievements.


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