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TSP 14-02-2019

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Vanaraja backyard farming in tribal village (Thatiguda) 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 Thatiguda village of Adilabad old District on 14-02-2019. 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 were explained to the tribal farmers. A total of 18 tribal beneficiaries were provided with 27-28 Vanaraja birds (7 weeks of age), 20kg feed, one feeder and one waterer per each beneficiary.


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