Rural Backyard Poultry scheme launched
Jammu, Dec 7: Minister for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi launched Rural Backyard Poultry (RBP) scheme at Batal in Udhampur today.
Under the scheme the Animal Husbandry department provides free of cost 45 chicks to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families in three phases, besides a cheque of Rs. 750 for feed and construction of coop. As many as 120 BPL beneficiaries were provided chicks and cheques on the occasion.
Ruhullah said that RBP is an important scheme aimed at improving the socio-economic condition of the BPL families, adding that it would also increase poultry production and create employment avenues for unemployed youth of the State.
The Minister said that Omar led Government is endeavouring to expand this sector, adding that union Government has also sanctioned Rs. 3.50 crore for implementing RBP scheme in the State. He said, keeping in view, the availability of pastures, meadows and land, the department is also providing subsidy for opening of mini sheep farms.
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