27 June, 2017

Ranchi
Regional Centre

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Programmes

Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers (APDF)

Minimum Duration: 2 Months
Maximum Duration: 2 Months
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Eligibility:

 No Formal Qualification

 This programme has been developed in Collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Government of India.

The programme imparts knowledge and technical proficiency in Dairy Farm Management Practices, Animal Healthcare, Fodder Production and Clean Milk Production etc. It also encourages entrepreneurship among the youth for self-employment. One cycle of the programme has been already completed in two states viz. Rajasthan and Bihar. It is proposed to run one cycle of the programme in 20 Training Centres through Dairy Federation in each of the 4 more states viz. Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh proposed by the MoRD.
The main objective of the programme is to:
  • Imparting knowledge and technical proficiency in Dairy Farm Management Practices, Animal Healthcare, Fodder Production and Clean Milk Production.
  • Development of the necessary human resource for dairy farming system on scientific lines and encouraging entrepreneurs among the youth for self-employment through Dairy Farming.
 

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