COVID-19- Its Impact on Poultry Industry in India

Dr.M. Nazeeruddin, Economics*, Osmania College ,Kurnool,India.
Manuscript received on April 11, 2020. | Revised Manuscript Received on April 15, 2020. | Manuscript published on April 15, 2020. | PP: 54-56 | Volume-4 Issue-8, April 2020. | Retrieval Number: H0769044820//2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.H0769.044820

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Abstract: The outbreak of the COVID-19 is affecting more than 3 Lakh confirmed cases from 180 countries and territories around the world. It is said to be that nearly 341 confirmed cases have been reported in India as of March 22 , 2020. Normally the Corona Virus would be found in animals and can be transmitted from animals to human beings and then spread from person to person. The COVID-19 is getting by humans contact with animals. Poultry industry is one of the fastest growing and most profitable industries in India it is also an integral part of agricultural sectors. According to the recent surveys that about 3 million farmers and 15 million agrarian farmers are employed in the poultry industry and it has contributed around Rs 26000 crore to the national income. Such a fast growing industry is now temporarily facing neck deep financial crises for the past one month due to COVID-19
Keywords: COVID-19, Indian Economy ,Resource based industry and Poultry Industry.