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training cum distribution programme at patna under sc plan

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Training cum Input distribution programme in Patna district (Bihar) under SC Subplan

 ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad in collaboration with Poultry Seed Project- Patna centre of Bihar Animal Science University (BASU), Patna organized a training cum input distribution programme on “Backyard Poultry Farming” and distributed inputs to sixty (60) SC beneficiaries to start backyard poultry farming at Chhatana village in Patna  District of Bihar under Scheduled CasteSub Plan (SCSP) on 11-02-2020. A total of 60 SC farmers mostly women from four villages (Chhatana, Mangalichak, Mahuli and Suitha) were benefitted. These beneficiaries undergone one day off campus training on “Backyard Poultry Rearing” at Chhatana by Dr S K Bhanja, Dr Vijay Kumar and Dr Pankaj Kumar (PSP Patna). They also interacted with the beneficiaries and appraise the potential benefits of backyard farming with Vanaraja poultry to the farmers. Each beneficiary was provided with 20 chicks, 20kg feed, one feeder, one waterer and a training kit. Dr. R. N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR, Hyderabad, Dr Ravindra Kumar, Director (Research), BASU Patna and Dr J K Prasad, Dean, Bihar Veterinary College, Patna participated in the programme and motivated the farmers to adopt poultry farming as supplementary source of income, source of nutrition security as well as employment. The programme was coordinated by the Dr.Vijay Kumar, Scientist of the Directorate.


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