Rural backyard Poultry Scheme

 

Under this poultry scheme, a large number of BPL families are provided 45 nos. of low input technology month old birds in two installments. Besides that each family is also provided Rs. 750 for night shelter. These low input technology birds of breeds like Van Raja, RIR, Kalinga Brown, etc. survive even in the household backyard and provide very good source of nutrition for the children of rural poor as well as give them some source of income at the time of requirement. In the last two years, approximately 3000 BPL families are covered resulting in increase in level of nutrition and source of income for these families.