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TSP Activity, Sept 2018

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Improved Chicken Farming in tribal village (Birsaipet-Kolamguda) in Aspirational Districts Programme under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP)

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad introduced rural/ backyard chicken farming with improved chicken variety, Vanaraja, with an aim to improve the income and living standards of tribal farmers under Tribal Sub Plan Programme. Input distribution program was organized at Kolamguda- Birsaipet village of Utnoor Tehsil, Adilabad District on 15-09-2018. This was an initiative of Government of India under the Tribal Sub Plan (TSP), in Aspirational District Programme of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Team of Scientists and Officer of this Directorate interacted with tribal beneficiaries. Potential benefits of backyard farming with Vanaraja and its management and feeding practices under free range backyard system were explained to the tribal farmers. A total of 35 tribal beneficiaries were provided with 12-14 Vanaraja birds, 15kg feed, one feeder, one waterer and medicine kit per each beneficiary. Veterinary Officer of that locality was present during the programme. 




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