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Vol. 11, Special Issue 9 (2022)

Piggery development interventions with reference to Jharsuk pig breed innovation in Eastern region of India

Author(s):
Pankaj Seth, Mayur Gautam, Shrestha Gautam, Jai Prakash Kumar and RS Kureel
Abstract:
Present study an attempt was made to document piggery development interventions especially in context of Jharsuk pigs. Accordingly, the interventions made by the government agencies, NGOs, cooperatives and private sector are presented here under with reference to Jharsuk pig breed innovation in eastern region of India. The authors studied the development interventions of Jharsuk pig breed innovation. Survey was conducted over 240 pig farmers’ purposively selected from four states, viz., Jharkhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal and one district was selected from each state, based on the concentration of pig farmers with the assistance of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in these states. As such, 240 pig farmers @ 60 pig farmers from each district were selected randomly across 4 states. Result of research highlights the developmental interventions from government and non-government agencies like breeding policy on pig, mega seed production, mission mode on pigs, AICRP on pig, FLD, IVLP, RKVY, ATMA programmes, training on piggery, creation of pig growers society, vaccination camps, bank loan for piggery and opening of Bacon factory, pig breeding farm establishment, Women SHGs, KVK pig demonstration farms with Jharsuk pigs in stock and special programmes like TRIOS focused on pig husbandry played crucial role in diffusion and adoption of Jharsuk pigs in the study area.
Pages: 235-239  |  474 Views  297 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pankaj Seth, Mayur Gautam, Shrestha Gautam, Jai Prakash Kumar and RS Kureel. Piggery development interventions with reference to Jharsuk pig breed innovation in Eastern region of India. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(9S): 235-239.

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