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TSP Activity NOV 2018

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Improved Chicken Farming in tribal village (Dharmaji pet -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- Dharmaji pet village of Utnoor Tehsil, Adilabad District on 09-11-2018. 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. Benefits of backyard farming with Vanaraja and its management practices under free range backyard system were explained to the tribal farmers. A total of 45 tribal beneficiaries were provided with 10 Vanaraja birds, 15kg feed, one feeder, one waterer and medicine kit per each beneficiary.

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CLA TRAINING

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ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research Organized “Certified Livestock Advisor Program on Poultry” training Programme for Animal Husbandry Officers during 22 October – 5 November 2018

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organized a Training Programme on “Certified Livestock Advisor Program on Poultry (Module – II)” during 22 October – 5 November 2018, in collaboration with  MANAGE, Hyderabad, sponsored by Govt. of India. A total of 13 Animal Husbandry officers from 8 states attended the programme. The trainees were exposed to various aspects of poultry production such as breeding, nutrition, management and health care. The training module included theory, practical demonstrations and hands on experience on farm and hatchery operations. Hands on sessions on farm management including nursery management, grower and breeder management were conducted. The veterinary officers were trained on artificial insemination technology and practically carried out the AI. Apart from the Faculty members of Institute, Industry experts Dr. N.K.Praharaj of Srinivasa Group, Dr.H.R.Krishna Rao from Venkateshwara Hatcheries, Dr.S.Ravinder Reddy from R.R Labs and  Dr.S.K.Maine delivered lectures and provided inputs in commercial poultry farming. Field visits were organized to poultry processing plant of Srinivasa Hatcheries group, 2.5 lakh commercial layer farm, 12000 per batch capacity commercial broiler farm, feed mill and free range poultry of Bavoji Tanda, Mahaboobnagar district, Telangana (an adopted tribal village of ICAR-DPR).  Visits to Veterinary college Poultry farm, NRC on Meat, Hyderabad  and MANAGE, Hyderabad were also arranged for the benefit of the participants.  The participants expressed satisfaction on the module of the training.  Smt Usha Rani, IAS, DG, MANAGE and Dr.R.N.Chatterjee, Director DPR interacted with the participants and expressed need for arranging more number of trainings in the poultry and other allied fields for the benefit of the different stake holders for doubling farmers income.

  
   
 
 

Vigilance week

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VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK

Observing of Vigilance Awareness Week  from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018 at this Directorate.  Pledge has been takien by the staff of DPR on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week.

 

Trainees Hostel inauguration

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DG, ICAR inaugurates Trainees Hostel at ICAR- Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE & Director General, ICAR inaugurated the Trainees Hostel at ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad on  22nd September, 2018. Dr. Joykrushna Jena, DDG (Fisheries & Animal Science)  was also present on the occasion. Prof. V. Prabhakar Rao, former Vice Chancellor, SVVU, Tirupati; Prof. A. Padma Raju, former Vice Chancellor, ANGRAU, Hyderabad; Directors of local ICAR institutes, Officials from CPWD and other distinguished dignitaries graced the occasion.

   

Later, Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra addressed the scientists and staff of the Directorate. He appreciated the activities of the Directorate in developing several rural chicken varieties. He also accentuated to conduct research in basic sciences exploring the genomic variation among different breeds and chicken populations. He also emphasized that genetic improvement obtained by utilizing the traditional breeding programes may be augmented by incorporation of Genomic Selection/Genotype Based Selection/Marker Assisted Selection in the breeding programmes. He also narrated that the utilization of the markers/SNPs in poultry breeding program will be successful because of opportunity of obtaining large number of progenies in a short duration, maintaining larger population size at ease and determination of marker-QTL close linkage relationship. 

 

Dr. Mohapatra in his address directed the Scientists to develop a region-wise action plan for the country for development of backyard poultry. He stressed upon to study the feasibility, economics, socio-economic status of the farmers, and involve KVKs and entrepreneurs in developing the suitable models to achieve the target of doubling the farmers’ income by 2022. Dr. Mohapatra highlighted the importance of indigenous chicken breeds and advised to take measures for their effective utilization and promotion. Later, Dr. Mohapatra released an Institute publication ‘Manual on Serology in Poultry Health’ authored by T.R. Kannaki, E. Priyanka and N.R. Dhanutha.

Earlier, Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad welcomed all the dignitaries and highlighted the significant achievements of the Institute. He also appraised the house about the contribution of the AICRP on Poultry Breeding and Poultry Seed Project centres in development of chicken varieties utilizing local germplasm and upliftment of the economy of the rural marginal farmers through rearing of these chicken varieties. At the end, Dr. M.V.L.N. Raju, Pr. Scientist proposed the vote of thanks.

 

TSP Activity, Sept 2018

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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. 

                  

 

 
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