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Distributed Inputs to SC beneficiaries

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ICAR-DPR distributed Inputs to SC beneficiaries

An input distribution programme was organised by the ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad under the Development Action Plan for Schedule Castes (DAPSC) at the Kuchipudi and Mulpuru Villages of Amruthalur Mandal, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh on 02.06.2022. Under this programme, 1000 birds of improved chicken variety, one tonne of poultry feed and 200 night shelters were distributed to 200 SC beneficiaries of Kuchipudi and Mulpuru villages. The scientific poultry rearing for reaping better profits was explained to the farmers. The need for maintaining cleanliness in the night shelters, providing supplementary feed, clean drinking water and health care to the birds was explained to the farmers in detail. The farmers were explained about the role of backyard poultry in alleviating malnutrition in children, elderly people, and pregnant and lactating women. The benefits of rearing the improved chicken varieties for sustainable livelihoods and nutritional security were discussed. The importance of swachtha in day to day activities was also emphasised to the farmers for overall well being. The programme was coordinated by Dr. K.S. Rajaravindra, and attended by Dr. M. Shanmugam, Senior scientist of this Directorate. 

distributed Inputs to SC beneficiaries
 


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