A sum of Rs. 82.20 lakh had been sanctioned for Karur district this year under the State government’s Country Bird Poultry Rearing Scheme. The scheme will benefit 80 farmers, District Collector S.Jayandhi said here on Tuesday. Speaking after inaugurating the training programme for the farmer beneficiaries at Thottakurichi near here, Ms. Jayandhi said while 50 farmers chose to rear country birds, 30 others opted for rearing broilers under the scheme.

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