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Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming APDF

This programme has been developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) Government of India.


The main objectives of the programme are:

  • Imparting knowledge and technical proficiency in Dairy Farm Management Practices, Animal Healthcare, Fodder Production and Clean Milk Production.
  • Development of the necessary human resource for dairy farming system on scientific lines and
  • Encouraging entrepreneurs among the youth for self-employment through Dairy Farming.

Eligibility: No formal education, Able to Read and Write Hindi/Telugu

Medium of Instruction : Hindi and Telugu

Duration: Minimum two months and Maximum six months; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs. 1100/- for full programme

Programme Details:

There are specific courses in this non-credit awareness programme. The study material is divided into small modules (14 modules). The study materials code is NEX-001.

Module Title of the Module Credits Download
Module-1 Introduction 0
Module-2 Animal Breeding 0
Module-3 Reproduction 0
Module-4 Calving and Calf Rearing 0
Module-5 Animal Nutrition/Feed and Fodder Management 0
Module-6 Milk Production 0
Module-7 Milk Testing, Milk Handling and Storage 0
Module-8 Animal Housing and Shelter 0
Module-9 Health Management 0
Module-10 Animal Disease Prevention and Control 0
Module-11 Disposal of Dung and Dairy Waste Materials 0
Module-12 Dairy Farm Equipment 0
Module-13 Dairy Farm Economics and Accounting 0
Module-14 Role of different Agencies in Dairying Developments 0
Total Credits 0


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