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ABOUT ORGANISATION

Introduction

  Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India has four Central Poultry Development Organisations (Regional Directorate on Poultry development). On the restructure of the poultry units of the Government of India, as per the Government of India orders No.47-3/2003(Admn. III) dt. 19-6-2003, all the Poultry Units of the Central Government were restructured. In view of that the Central Poultry Breeding Farm Chandigarh and Regional Feed Analytical Laboratory, Chandigarh was merged and the Organisation has been re-christened as . The restructure was done with the view to ensure optimum utilization of staff and infrastructure facilities. The Organisation will serve as single window to meet out all the technical requirements of the poultry farmers of the northern region of India and working for the development of the poultry in India

History

  This organization was initially set up by the Punjab Government in 1963 for the development of poultry in the State. After the Re-Organisation of Punjab State on 1-11-1966, this farm came under the control of Union Territory Chandigarh and was working as Poultry Project Chandigarh. Further it was taken over by Government of India on 1.4.1978; vide Government of India order dt.31.1.1978.On its taking over by Central Government it was designated as Central Poultry Breading Farm, Chandigarh

Central Poultry Development Organisastion (Northern Region), Chandigarh is not mere farms but knowledge information basis at a apex level in the poultry sector catering to regional and national requirement. Central Poultry Development Organisastion (Northern Region), Chandigarh also holds seminar and brain storming session in areas of poultry interest time and again.

Mandate

  This organization was initially set up by the Punjab Government in 1963 for the development of poultry in the State. After the Re-Organisation of Punjab State on 1-11-1966, this farm came under the control of Union Territory Chandigarh and was working as Poultry Project Chandigarh. Further it was taken over by Government of India on 1.4.1978 vide Government of India order dt.31.1.1978.On its taking over by Central Government it was designated as Central Poultry Breading Farm, Chandigarh.