The course is designed to acquaint with the status and perspective of Indian Poultry Industry and advantages of rearing poultry. Various types of poultry farms and farming systems practised in India are given specially emphasis and discussed in detail. The course also introduces about the different academic and development institutions involved in the training and extension activities in the poultry sector. The different government schemes and poultry cooperatives are also dealt in this course. The course will also throw light on the common breeds of poultry, different body systems and functions, different breeding systems involved in poultry farming and culling and judging of poultry.The course is delivered through 20 video lessons in a span of about 10 weeks. Every week, learners will have to go through the video lessons. The video lessons are supported by the self learning material. In addition, a number of web links will be provided to support the study materials and to get the updated information. Self assessment questions will be provided after each lesson. Learners have to complete the assignments after going through major sections of study material.The course on Introduction to Poultry Farming is useful to those who are working in the poultry farm or who want to build their career as an Entrepreneur as this course provides basics about the poultry farming.EVALUATION METHODOLOGYContinuous Assessment: Quiz every week with a weightage of 20%.End-Term Examination: Conducted through National Testing Agency (NTA) with a weightage of 80%.Pass Percentage: 35%.