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BackOne day Interactive cum Training Program on Improved Cattle and Goat Husbandry Practices (05-09-2018) for Hill Area Livestock Farmers belonging to SC/ST

In collaboration with the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DICCI) Dindigul chapter and Veterinary University Training Research Center (VUTRC) Dindigul of Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), an interactive cum Training Program on improved Cattle and Goat Husbandry Practices, for the farmers belonging to SC/ST of nearby hilly villages viz., Kombaikaadu, Polur Poondy and Mannavanur was conducted at SRRC, Mannavanur on 5th September, 2018. A total of 50 livestock farmers including 35 farm women and aspiring entrepreneurs in the training program which was inaugurated by Mr Siva Sethupathy, Manager, Punjab National Bank, Mannavanur Branch. Two training sessions on Cattle and Goat husbandry were conducted one after the other, along with power point and information video presentations by the faculty members from TANUVAS. SC/ST farmers who attended the program were also given a brief orientation about SRRC activities, prior to the training sessions and were provided with an opportunity to go around the farm premises to witness the Sheep and Rabbit units maintained at SRRC, Mannavanur. The farmers were of the opinion that they were much benefitted in the training in terms of knowledge about cattle & goat husbandry practices and financial assistances available for them to establish livestock farm units under Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing & Development Corporation Ltd (TAHDCO).