ODOP scheme is launched under Atma Nirbhar Bharat.From Jhabua District Kadkanath chicken is selected as ODOP. As the Kadaknath have GI tag and high potential product. The meat from this breed has got Geographical Indication (GI Tag) tag that was approved by the Indian government on 30 July 2018.

Kadaknath, also called Kalamasi is an Indian breed of chicken. They originated from Jhabua and Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh. These birds are mostly bred by the rural and tribals people. There are three strains of Kadaknath: Jet black, Golden and pencilled.



  1. Neha Meena, Collector and District Magistrate,  District- Jhabua
  1. Dr. R. K. Mehiya, Director, Department of Animal husbandry & Dairy Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
  1. Dr. B. Maghnani, Additional Deputy Director & State Nodal officer ODOP  

District Nodal Officer

  1. Dr. Wilson Dawar, Deputy Director, Nodal Department- Animal husbandry & Dairy Department District Jhabua, Mobile No. 7089644100, Email Id-


Comparison of Kadaknath and other poultry breed- pdf

Dedicated Team for ODOP- pdf

Success stories- pdf

GI Tag Certificate – pdf


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