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TSP Activity, Sep,18

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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. 

                  

 

 

SWACCH BHARAT ABIYAN 2018

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 SWACHHATA HI SEWA from 15th September to 2nd October, 2018

Swachhata Hi Sewa activity on 15-09-2018

The staff members took Swachhata Pledge. After taking Swachhata pledge, all the staff members did Shram Daan by cleaning the area near car parking inside the institute campus. Forty one staff members actively participated in different the activities.

   
  

Poem recitation program on 16-09-2018

Scientists and technical staff members of the institute participated in poem recitation program which was organized in memory of Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

 
     
   

Swachhata Hi Sewa activity on 17-09-2018

 All the staff members did Shram Daan by cleaning the area near Generator room inside the institute campus.

     

Swachhata Hi Sewa activity on 18-09-2018

All the staff members did Shram Daan by assisting in construction of toilet for the workers who are engaged in sheds construction. Some of the staff members were also did Shram Daan by cleaning within the premises of the institute campus.

   

  

Swachhata Hi Sewa activity on 19-09-2018

All the staff members actively participated in the rally in spreading awareness about better sanitation practices and cleanliness among the general public. The staff members also advised the vegetable vendors, in the local vegetable market, for not using plastic packets and also to keep the area clean.

    

Swachhata Hi Sewa activity on 20-09-2018

 All the staff members actively participated in segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes collected from the residential quarters inside the institute campus and separately putting the wastes in different waste bins. 

    
 

TRIBAL SUB PLAN (TSP)

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Induction of Improved Chicken Farming in tribal villages in Aspirational Districts Programme under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP)

  

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad introduced rural/ backyard chicken farming with improved chicken varieties i.e., Vanaraja, Gramapriya and Srinidhi with an aim to improve the income and living standards of tribal farmers under Tribal Sub Plan Programme. The program was initiated at Kolamguda (Thatiguda) and Koshagutta Villages of Adilabad(United) District on 21-07-2018. 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).

   

   

Dr. R. N. Chatterjee, Director inaugurated the programme at Kolamguda and Koshagutta villages by distributing Vanaraja chicks along with feed and poultry equipment. A total of 57 tribal beneficiarieswere providedwith 10-20 Vanaraja birds, 15kg feed, one feeder and one waterer per each beneficiary. Potential benefits of backyard farming and its management practices under free range backyard system were explained to the tribal farmers. Scientists/Officers form ICAR, DPR, Assistant Director (Animal Husbandry), Khanapur and Veterinary officials were present during the programme.

     
 

Yoga Day

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YOGA DAY on 21st June 2018

The staff members of ICAR-DPR participated in the International Yoga Day Celebration which was conducted by ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad on 21st June, 2018. The  tabular form of staff members present during the celebration of Yoga Day is as follows

List of Institutes organized function during International Yoga 2018

Sl. No.

Name of Institutes/KVKs

No. of Scientist

No. of Farmers

No. of Student

No. of any other official

1.

Directorate of Poultry Research

4

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-

3

 

 
 

 

FTF ITT TRAINING

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ICAR-DPR organized International Training Programme under “Feed The Future India Triangular Training Programme (FTF ITT)” for executives of African and Asian Countries

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organized an International Training Programme on “Modern Poultry Management” for executives of African and Asian Countries under the “Feed The Future India Triangular Training Programme (FTF ITT)” during 1-15 May 2018 in collaboration with MANAGE, Hyderabad. A total of 29 participants from eight countries (Botswana-1, Kenya-6, Liberia-4, Malawi-3, Mongolia-6, Mozambique-1, Myanmar-3 and Uganda-5) attended the programme. The training programme was inaugurated by Dr. Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR in the presence of Mrs. V. Usha Rani, IAS, Director General, MANAGE and Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, DPR.

The training module included classroom lectures, practical sessions, group discussions, case studies and field visits. The participants were exposed to various aspects of poultry production including breeding, nutrition, health and management. Hands on sessions on hatchery management including chick handling and sexing; farm management including nursery management, grower and breeder management were conducted. The executives were trained on artificial insemination technology and practically carried out the AI. Two case studies from poultry industry highlighting growth from a small venture in to a big company, Chalimeda Feeds, Karimnagar and Lakshminarsimha poultry farms, Bibinagar, Telangana were discussed. The Chairmen of both the firms shared their successful journey with the participants. Four group discussions on important issues like rising feed cost, welfare issues, antibiotic resistance and backyard poultry were arranged with leading experts from industry and government organizations. Field visits were organized to poultry processing plant of Srinivasa Hatcheries group, Asia’s 2nd largest feed manufacturing plant of Suguna Foods Pvt. Ltd. and free range poultry of Bavoji Tanda, Mahaboobnagar district, Telangana (an adopted tribal village of ICAR-DPR). In addition, the participants were exposed to the research activities undertaken in agriculture and allied sectors in other local ICAR institutes, NRC on Meat, IIMR, IIRR, Veterinary College, Rajendranagar and MANAGE.

 

Apart from the curricular activities, the participants were taken to places of cultural and historical importance in Hyderabad city. A cultural evening was organized where the participants displayed their traditional dances in national attire. The Indian classical and folk dances were also showcased during the cultural evening by professional dancers.

At the end, each participant presented ‘Back at work plan’ wherein the procedures or methods of implementing the knowledge acquired during training in the next six months in their respective countries were presented and discussed. ICAR-DPR will monitor and offer suggestions for implementing the Back at work plan projects in their respective countries.

The valedictory programme was graced by Mission Director, USAID-India, His Excellency Mark A.White and the High Commissioners of Kenya and Malawi. Mrs. V. Usha Rani, IAS, Director General, MANAGE, Dr. M.V.L.N. Raju, Director Incharge, ICAR-DPR and staff of both the institutes attended the programme. Dr. U. Rajkumar, Programme co-ordinator presented a brief report on the training programme. The training executives were distributed certificates and mementos. The training executives expressed their satisfaction on the content of the training programme and impressed the dignitaries on implementation of knowledge and skill acquired during the programme in their respective countries.

 

Source: ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad

 
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