Latest News
Hi-Tech Mushroom Production: Profitable Self-Employment-based Enterprise ...



    ICAR-CARI Announces Entrepreneurship Development Program in Poultry Farming

  • Date : 19 April, 2024

    The Central Avian Research Institute (ICAR-CARI) is set to host an Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) from May 13 to 17, 2024, targeting individuals interested in venturing into the dynamic poultry farming sector. This unique program will be offered in a hybrid mode, combining online and offline elements to accommodate diverse participants.

    Details of the Program 
    The poultry industry in India has been experiencing robust growth, expanding at a rate of 7.5% annually. In the fiscal year 2021-22, the sector achieved a significant milestone with a production of 4.78 million metric tons (MMT) of poultry meat and a staggering 129.6 billion eggs (BAHS 2022 report).

    The EDP registration fee is set at Rs. 1500/- for online participation and Rs. 2500/- for offline attendance. Interested candidates are required to remit the fee before filling out the mandatory registration form through the institute's designated payment gateway (ICAR-CARI Payment Gateway). The deadline for registration is May 10, 2024.

    Focus and Objectives
    The Entrepreneurship Development Program is meticulously designed to equip aspiring poultry entrepreneurs with comprehensive knowledge and skills essential for success in diversified poultry farming. The curriculum encompasses various aspects of the poultry industry, from traditional broilers and layers to lesser-known species like Desi fowl, Japanese Quails, Turkeys, and Guinea fowl.

    The program aims to achieve the following objectives:

    Skill Development: Participants will gain insights into modern poultry production and management techniques, staying abreast of the latest developments in poultry meat and egg production within the country.

    Entrepreneurship Enablement: The program will guide participants in establishing poultry production and allied units, emphasizing statutory obligations, marketing strategies, insurance, and poultry business models.

    Diversified Farming Exposure: Attendees will be exposed to diversified farming practices, including feed formulation methods, poultry meat and egg processing technologies, and organic farming.

    Project Financing: Financing poultry projects will be explored, including detailed project report formulation and exposure to various government financing schemes supporting the poultry sector.

    Comprehensive Course Coverage
    The EDP will cover a wide range of topics critical to successful poultry entrepreneurship:

    Diversified poultry production management

    Poultry hatchery operations

    Organic farming practices

    Cost-effective poultry rations

    Poultry health management

    Poultry processing techniques

    Poultry marketing and value chain management

    Government schemes supporting poultry farming

    Detailed project report (DPR) formulation

    Business registration and statutory compliances

    Poultry insurance services

    Participants will have the unique opportunity to interact with accomplished entrepreneurs in the field, gaining valuable insights and practical knowledge.

    Source: Krishi Jagran


A tribal woman farmer showing lights on ornamental fisheries

26 Apr 2024

Dipali Mahato
Ornamental fishery farmer

Name : Dipali Mahato

Designation : Ornamental fishery farmer

Name : Mr Anil Ghanwat

Designation : President, Shetkari Sanghatana

Name : Dr Bindu R. Pillai

Designation : Acting Director and Head, Aquaculture Production and Environment Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

Name : Dr O.P. Yadav

Designation : Director, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur

Name : Ravishankar C.N.

Designation : Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT)



10 Apr 2024

Telecommunications Engineering Centre & ICAR release joint technical report

Telecommunications Engineering Centre & ICAR release joint technical report on how smart technologies can be integrated into traditional farming