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Poultry Farming: Government is Offering 100% Subsidy to Women Farmers; Read Details

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
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To encourage and enhance poultry farming, government has recently announced a new scheme for women at cent percent government subsidy. As per reports, this envisions 25 chicks of four weeks old for each beneficiary covered under the programme. 

Let's know the scheme in detail: 

Government Scheme for women poultry farmers 

As per reports, the district of Coimbatore has been provided with targeted beneficiary coverage of 3200 persons here. Under this, 400 beneficiaries will be covered for subsidy for poultry farming in each panchayat union. The district will cover 3,200 beneficiaries in the eight panchayat unions here. 

Who will be benefited from this scheme? 

The scheme will mainly cover women from economically poor background. The women should also belong to the self-help groups registered with the Tamil Nadu State Rural Livelihood Mission in the concerned village. They will not be benefited from other free livestock schemes. 

What will be the preferences? 

According to reports, 30% of the beneficiaries will be chosen from Adi Dravidar community. Destitute women, widows, transgenders and differently-abled persons will be given preference in the selection process. 

For further information, contact;

Deputy Director’s office, Animal Husbandry Department, Harur, Tamil Nadu. 

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