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Distributed inputs to tribal farmers of Tummaguda village(Adilabad)

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ICAR-DPR distributes inputs to tribal farmers of Tummaguda village(Adilabad), Telangana


ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad distributed Gramapriya chicken variety to tribal farmers of Tummaguda village (Indervalli Mandal), Adilabad district (Telangana) on 21st July 2023 under the DAPSTC/ Tribal Sub Plan programme. A total of 1000 grown-up birds and feed (1000kgs) were distributed to 100 farmers to establish a small backyard unit as a subsidiary income provider. Dr. R.N. Chatterjee, Director, ICAR-DPR addressed the farmers and explained the role of backyard poultry in sustainable rural livelihoods. Peoples representatives from local bodies actively participated in the programme and appreciated the efforts taken by the Directorate for the upliftment of the tribal farmers. The programme was attended by 100 tribal families. The team of Scientists of this Directorate interacted with tribal beneficiaries and elaborated on scientific rearing of rural improved chicken varieties to obtain maximum benefit from the birds. Dr. S V Ramarao, Dr. U. Rajkumar, Dr. L.L.L.Prince, Dr. B. Prakash, Dr. Vijay Kumar and Mr. G. Madhukar from the Directorate participated in the programme. Earlier, the Director and TSP Team visited the mother unit established by ITDA, Utnoor. About 5,000 chicks provided by the institute are being reared by ITDA for distribution to tribal farmers. The programme was organized and coordinated by Dr. B. Prakash, nodal officer, TSP cell of the Directorate.
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