CPF : CERTIFICATE IN POULTRY FARMING

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Agriculture
Duration 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH HINDI MIZO TELUGU
Specialization POULTRY FARMING
Description

Poultry Farming has been one of the most important subsidiary occupation of the farming community in India. It is a remunerative business both in rural and urban areas due to the requirement of small space, low capital investment and quick return throughout the year. It has a significant role in the eradication of malnutrition and poverty as well as eliminating un- and under-employment among the rural masses. However, due to lack of modern and updated method

 

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of poultry farming, the farmers are practicing their own way which is unproductive and not commercially viable. The present programme aims to impart knowledge and skill to make Poultry Farming a viable business. The target group includes: Rural youth, Women, Farmers and Entrepreneurs.

 

Objectives:

 

The main objectives of the programme are to:

 

  • develop and strengthen Human Resource by infusing/imparting knowledge and skill in Poultry Farming through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Mode;

 

  • create awareness about the opportunities of employment and livelihood in Poultry Sector; and

 

  • impart basic knowledge and technical proficiency in Poultry Breeding, Housing, Management and Nutrition.
Eligibility

8 th Pass

Fee Structure

Rs.3,600/- for full programme

Programme Coordinator Dr. P. Vijayakumar, pvkumar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29573092

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credit Semester
Year 1 Semester 1
OLP1 INTRODUCTION TO POULTRY FARMING 2 1
OLPI1 POULTRY HOUSING AND MANAGEMENT 6 1
OLPI2 POULTRY FEEDS AND FEEDING 4 1
OLPL1 POULTRY HEALTH CARE AND BIO-SECURITY MEASURES 2 1
OLPL2 POULTRY FARMING TRAINING 2 1
Year 1 Semester 2

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 0105: LAL BAHADUR COLLEGE (105)
SHIMLA 1172: ARVIND KALA MANDIR (1172)
SHILLONG 1860P: ICAR RESEARCH COMPLEX (1860P)
AIZWAL 1938: KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA (KVK) (1938P)
KOHIMA 2001: MODERN COLLEGE (2001)
BHUBANESHWAR 2180D: ANCHALIKA MAHAVIDYALAYA SANKARAKHOL (2180D)
BHUBANESHWAR 21211P: COLLEGE OF VETY SCIENCE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, OUAT (21211P)
BHUBANESHWAR 2103: GOVT COLLEGE, ROURKELA (2103)
CHENNAI 25227P: TAMILNADU VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SC.UNIV. (TANUVAS) (25227P)
SRINAGAR 3000: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE SRINAGAR LSC Code 3000
NAGPUR 3600: IGNOU REGIONAL CENTRE NAGPUR LSC Code 3600
NOIDA 39033: CH. CHHOTU RAM PG COLLEGE (39033P)
TRIVANDRUM 40020: KERALA POULTRY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LTD (40020)
DARBHANGA 46019: KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA (46019P)
VARANASI 27101: PG COLLEGE GHAZIPUR (27101)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5504: HQ 16 CORPS HRDC (5504)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5510: HQ 19 INF DIV (5510)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5511: HQ 39 MTN DIV (5511)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)
BIJAPUR 8500: Regional Centre Bijapur LSC Code 8500