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Training to SC farmers (Aug, 2019)

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Training on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” under SCSP (28-08-2019)

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organised one day training programme on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” to scheduled caste farmers under Schedule Caste Sub Plan on 28th August, 2019  with an aim to improve the income and living standards of the scheduled caste farmers. A total of 35 farmers (31 men and 4 women farmers), from Bomraspet and Chadurpalle villages of Vikarabad district were trained during the programme. Dr.R.N.Chatterjee, Director, DPR interacted with the farmers and highlighted the advantage of backyard poultry farming. He emphasised that rearing improved chicken varieties like Vanraja, Gramapriya, Srinidhi etc. developed by the Directorate  not only improves the nutritional security of the farmers household, but also provide subsidiary income with minimum inputs to the family and also improves the economic status of the family. Farmers were provided with training kit including extension literature in vernacular language on package of practices for rearing backyard chicken varieties under rural conditions. 

       

                                                                           

 


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