PM’S Program on Natural Farming


Live streaming of Hon’ble PM’S Program on Natural Farming at ICAR-DPR

Live streaming of Hon’ble PM’S Program on National Conference on “Natural Farming (Zero Budget Natural Farming)" during Pre- Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2021 was web telecasted at ICAR-Directorate of Poultry Research, Hyderabad and Regional Centre, Bhubaneswar on 16th December 2021. The staff of this directorate participated in the program. Information on this important event was posted on institute Twitter and Facebook pages for wider publicity and coverage.

The Directorate also organized the live streaming program in MGMG adopted village and a total of 75 farmers of Bavoji Tanda, a tribal village of Balanagar (Mandal), Mahabubnagar (Dist) were participated and viewed the Hon’ble PM’S Program on Natural Farming. Scientist- Farmer interaction was organized and farmers were explained about the role of backyard poultry and its importance in natural farming. The concept of poultry waste management and the advantages of making compost and vermicompost out of poultry litter was explained to the farmers. The farmers were briefed about the benefits of organic farming and the conversion of Waste into Wealth. The importance of using toilets in combating several food and water-borne diseases was explained. The need for the segregation of waste into recyclable and non-recyclable is also emphasized for the protection of the environment.

Health management of birds was explained and birds were vaccinated with ND Lasota vaccine. Vitamin supplements were also provided. Information on the nutritional benefits of eggs was explained and boiled eggs were distributed to the farmers. Farmers were also provided with Vermipoul, vermicompost, developed at the institute from poultry litter.  A team of scientists comprising Drs. M.R. Reddy, R.K. Mahapatra, T. K. Bhattacharya, L. Leslie Leo Prince, B. Prakash and S. Jayakumar (Coordinator) participated in the program and elaborated on the various activities of the Directorate and the importance of the MGMG program in the village.

Live streaming of Hon’ble PM’S Program on Natural Farming       Live streaming of Hon’ble PM’S Program on Natural Farming  at Village

Scientist- Farmer interaction      Distribution of Vermicompost