Training to Scheduled Caste Farmers


Training to Scheduled Caste farmers of Ranga Reddy district under Schedule Caste Sub Plan (SCSP)

ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad organised one day training programme on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” to scheduled caste farmers under Schedule Caste Sub Plan (SCSP) on 13th March, 2019  at ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad with an aim to improve the income and living standards of the scheduled caste farmers. A total of 30 farmers from Gudur village of Ranga Reddy district participated in the programme. Dr.R.N.Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR interacted with the farmers and highlighted the advantage of rearing improved backyard chicken varieties developed by this Directorate for improving the farmer’s income. The farmers had training on farm management including brooding management, broiler and layer management and backyard poultry farming. The farmers had also hands on training on feed preparation and feeding management. Farmers were provided with training kit. Pamphlets (in Telugu) on the backyard chicken varieties and their management were also distributed to the farmers. Farmers appreciated the training programme and thanked ICAR-DPR for arranging the programme.