Dr. B.V. Rao Institute of Poultry Management and Technology

Located near Uruli Kanchan town, Dr. B.V. Rao Institute of Poultry Management and Technology, was established in 1984 as a Public trust and non profit making organization. Today, the Institute is supported by Pune-based Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group, the most integrated Poultry Group in Asia and the leaders in Modern Poultry Farming in India. Senior officers have been sponsored for training programs by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of UN), Rome in specialized areas of Poultry farming, depending on their individual needs. The campus is spread over 46 acres of land and has excellent infrastructure facilities like:

  • Layer farm with 47,000 layer bird capacity.
  • Broiler farm with 36,000 broiler bird capacity.
  • Gents and Ladies Hostels with recreation hall and clean, hygienic food arrangements.
  • Spacious class rooms with Audio-visual facilities.
  • Well stocked Library having large number of technical books on Poultry Science and Audio-visual section with audio & video cassettes on poultry. Availability of well known current research journals on poultry.
  • Computer section with internet access.
  • Conference room.
  • Pathology, Microbiology, Meat Technology & Poultry Processing and Advanced Nutrition Laboratories, with latest analytical facilities.
  • Feed Mill.

The Institute primarily conducts three regular and four short-duration, specialized courses to meet the immediate requirements of the present and prospective poultry farmers.


All the courses offered by the institute are residential courses. A combination of 3 regular and 4 short duration specialized courses are offered to meet the different needs of prospective candidates.

Basic Commercial Poultry Management Course Duration : 24 Weeks

This course has been designed for the persons who have no exposure to poultry farming. It caters to the requirements of prospective entrepreneurs who wish to take up poultry farming as a business activity

Orientation / Guidance Course for Poultry Farmers Duration: 12 Weeks

This is an updating course for those engaged in poultry farming with minimum one year's practical experience in poultry farm management. The suitability of candidate for admission to the course would be decided after interview by Faculty member/s. This course imparts comprehensive training on modern and effective management norms (with particular consideration for the demands of Third World economies aimed at minimizing cost of production and maximizing productivity).

Advanced Course in Poultry Management Duration: 48 Weeks

This course is designed to thoroughly groom the trainee in both, theory and practice. The course syllabus covers an exhaustive range of topics, each being an in-depth study. The practical orientation results in making the trainee an excellent Planner, Organizer and Manager with emphasis on monitoring all aspects of farm management, financial planning including budgeting, inventory control, personnel management etc.

Specialised Short Duration Courses

Disease Diagnosis and Laboratory Work Duration : 2 Weeks

This course is meant for qualified persons only, either veterinarians or those experienced in diagnostic work. The course covers: 1. Postmortem technique. 3. Materials to be sent to laboratory. 2. Macroscopic and microscopic 4. Various confirmatory laboratory diagnosis. tests etc

Feed Formulations and Proximate Feed Analyses Duration : 2 Weeks

This course is designed for the persons experienced in feed milling / feed analyses and those having their own feed mill or intending to set up their own 1. Composition of feed. 5. Estimation of: Moisture percent, 2. ISI / NRC Standards of various feeds. Crude Protein percent, Crude Fat 3. Feed formulation and methodology. percent, Crude Fibre percent, 4. Least-cost feed formulation. Acid Insoluble Ash percent.

Dr. B.V. Rao Institute of Poultry Management and Technology
Uruli Kanchan- 412 202,
Dist: PUNE, (Maharashtra), and INDIA.
Phone: (020) 26926508,
E-Mail : ipmtpune@venkys.com

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