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About Directorate of Poultry Research

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The ICAR-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
                                               DG inaugurated Trainees Hostel               DDG(AS) inaugurated Broiler cage house                             

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, Gramapriya and Srinidhi. DPR scientists received many prestigious awards including the ICAR team research award for outstanding achievements. Directorate received Sardar Patel Best Institute Award 2013 from Honorable PM of India. Directorate is ISO 9001-2015  certified institution.


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