PESHAWAR: In a quote to ‘revive the economy’, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Animals Department has actually finished the circulation of 100,000 kinds under the Domestic Poultry Farming Scheme revealed by Prime Minister Imran Khan in 2015.
The project was at first executed in Peshawar, Charsadda, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Kohat, Karak, Lakki Marwat and Bannu districts and it would be introduced in other districts of the province soon.
Under the scheme, a minimum of 1 million chickens would be dispersed throughout the next 4 years, for which the provincial federal government has actually assigned Rs843 million in thebudget 80 percent financing is being offered by the provincial federal government while the federal government is funding 20 percent of the scheme.
Director animals Dr Aftab informed Pakistan Today that the procedure of circulation of chickens in 9 districts is finished which the scheme will be begun in DI Khan, Tank, Malakand and Hazara soon.
Now the federal government has likewise added tribal districts to the poultry scheme to restore the economy at the ground level, he added.
According to Dr Aftab, the animals department has actually set a target of 41 systems this year. Due to the public interest in the scheme, a minimum of 100,000 kinds have actually been dispersed till completion of this year. And 166,000 systems will be dispersed throughout the next 4 years.
Director Dr Aftab stated that top quality poultry systems will be dispersed in all districts of the province, consisting of merged districts at affordable costs. He described the system included 6 hens, about 80 to 85 days old, at a cost of Rs1050
Due to absence of correct policy in past, the performance of rural poultry and native eggs has actually reduced, he stated, including the scheme will not just increase performance however the rural veterinary centres will likewise be geared up for the treatment of poultry.
On the other hand, there have actually likewise been public problems relating to the poultry scheme introduced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that after dispersing the chickens, the animals department does not visit them which will likely to have a negative result on the project.
Dr Aftab, nevertheless, declared that there were 5 tracking officers for this project who paid routine sees which each district has a woman official to assemble date of individuals registering for the scheme.
The poultry scheme introduced by Prime Minister Imran Khan throughout the nation was inaugurated by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in October 2019 in KP.
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