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TSP:Input Distribution, June-19

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Inputs distribution to tribal farmers under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP), DPR, Hyderabad

Input distribution program under Tribal Sub Plan was organized at Kolamguda and Thatiguda villages, (Adilabad District) on 22-06-2019. A total of 13 tribal farmers were benefited. ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad introduced rural/ backyard chicken farming with improved chicken varieties with an aim to improve the living standards of tribal farmers. Team of Scientists and Officer of this Directorate interacted with tribal beneficiaries. Advantage of rearing improved backyard chicken varieties was explained to the tribal farmers. A total of 10 tribal beneficiaries of Kolamguda were provided with about 190 Gramapriya birds, feed and medicine kit. Two way cross birds  were distributed to 3 tribal beneficiaries of Thatiguda for field evaluation. As a new initiative for proper safeguarding of birds during night, Temporary night shelters were already provided to all the beneficiaries. Expert team also interacted with tribal farmers of Thatiguda village, who earlier undergone training on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” at this Directorate. About 17 farmers formed a farmer’s producer group and started rearing Vanaraja birds. Team monitored the performance of the birds and given suitable suggestions for scientific rearing to exploit the potential of this rural variety.

  
  
 

International Day of Yoga 2019

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International Day of Yoga (2019): Celebration of "Festival of Yoga and Wellbeing"

 

On the occasion of Fifth International Day of Yoga, the staff of ICAR-DPR participated in Mass Yoga Demonstrations based on the Common Yoga Protocol (CYP) held at ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad on 21.06.2019 at 7:00 AM.

      

 

 

 

Poultry Waste Management Unit inaugurated

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“Poultry Waste Management Unit" facility created at ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad

Director, ICAR-DPR inaugurated the "Poultry Waste Management Unit" facility on 14th June, 2019 in presence of all the staff members of the institute. This facility was created for sustainable management of poultry waste through composting. Concept of Poultry Waste Management Unit was initiated with an aim to overcome the major issues in waste management such as accumulation of large amount of wastes, especially manure and litter, causing major environmental problem. Expected outcome is to produce environmentally safe, sustainable and economical technology for sustainable management of poultry waste for the production of compost.

               

         

 

Published in Scientific Reports

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Article published in Scientific Reports, a natureresearch journal

Research paper on “ Comparative analysis of silencing expression of myostatin (MSTN) and its two receptors (ACVR2A and ACVR2B) genes affecting growth traits in knock down chicken” authored by T. K. Bhattacharya, Renu Shukla, R. N. Chatterjee & S. K. Bhanja published in Scientific Reports 9 , 1–13

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-44217-z

 

TSP_INDUCTION OF IMPROVED CHICKEN FARMING

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Induction of Improved Chicken Farming and Temporary night shelters in tribal villages under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP)

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad introduced rural/ backyard chicken farming with improved chicken varieties with an aim to improve the income and living standards of tribal farmers under Tribal Sub-Plan Programme. Input distribution program was organized at Indervelly, Adilabad District on 29-05-2019. A total of 42 tribal farmers from different villages viz. Dodanda, Wadgaon, Sakari, Indervelly, Dehgaon, Gattepally, Utnoor, Wolvadi, Thummaguda, Koyalpandri, Muthnoor,Mankuguda, Jatharla, Kolamguda Dharthanpally, Medaguda were benefited. Most of them were women farmers and already undergone training on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” during 1-2 March 2019 at ICAR-DPR. This was an initiative of Government of India under the Tribal Sub Plan (TSP), in Aspirational District Program 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 42 tribal beneficiaries were provided with 10 Vanaraja birds (6 weeks of age), 20kg feed, one feeder, one waterer per each beneficiary. As a new initiative for proper safeguarding of birds during night, Temporary night shelters were provided to all the beneficiaries.

  
    
 
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