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Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India has four Central Poultry Development Organisations. On the restructure of the poultry units of the Government of India, Central Poultry Breeding Farm Chandigarh and Regional Feed Analytical Laboratory, Chandigarh was merged and the Organisation has been re-christened as Central Poultry development Organization (Northern region) Chandigarh.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.

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 Organisation Northern Region), Chandigarh also holds seminar and brain storming session in areas of poultry interest time and again.