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DAPSC programme at Bopparam and Nakkalapally

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Night shelter distribution at Bopparam and Nakkalapally villages of Kottapalle Mandal under DAPSC Programme 

To improve livelihoods and nutritional security of marginalised communities, backyard poultry has emerged as an important tool. Backyard poultry gives additional income quickly with low inputs, and provides access to high quality animal protein, egg and meat in rural house holds.  The Directorate has initiated the backyard poultry awareness cum inputs distribution in different villages of Kottapalle Mandal, Old Adilabad district under DAPSC programme. As part of the programme, temporary night shelters were distributed to 100  SC families to start backyard chicken farming at Bopparam and Nakkalapally villages. Forty night shelters were distributed to SC families in Bopparam village and 60 in Nakkalapally village. The night shelters will be useful for proper safe guarding of birds during night from predatory attacks and cold climate. Scientific practices on rearing chicken under backyard farming system were also explained to the beneficiaries.  Dr.A.Kannan, Principal  Scientist and Dr. S.P.Yadav, Principal Scientist, from ICAR-DPR coordinated the programme. Dr.T.Srinivas, VAS, Kotharsala, Animal Husbandry Department, Telangana and local panchayat members also participated in the programme. The programme was conducted as per the latest guidelines issued by state and central government regarding COVID-19 control.

DAPSC programme at Bopparam  DAPSC programme at Bopparam
DAPSC programme at Bopparam
 


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