“My dream is to see India as the
number one country on the poultry map of the world. An industry
driven by technology,
innovation and self-reliance, to provide the farmer total
support for poultry development, to enable the industry to
play a major
role in global markets, to be one of the greatest contributors
and to see a big future for the poultry industry.”
A DREAM WITH A DIFFERENCE
have the determination to cherish their dream, nurture
it and translate it into reality. One such
man was Dr.
B.V.Rao. Through sheer hard work
and conviction he transformed poultry from
a simple cottage enterprise
into a truly
integrated industry - all in a period
of 25 years, inspired and greatly
supported by his wife Smt.
Uttara Devi Rao who
had started a small poultry business in Hyderabad
dream took shape in 1971with the setting up of
Venkateshwara Hatcheries Ltd - The Flagship Company
the VH Group. Since then there has been no looking
back. Nurtured and developed under the genius of Dr.
B.V.Rao, Venkateshwara Hatcheries Ltd. went on to become one
of the largest and most integrated poultry group
world. It is for this reason that Dr.
B.V.Rao is often
referred to as the Father of
Modern Poultry in India.
He was awarded India’s highest civilian award
- THE PADMASHREE in 1990.
Behind every man’s success there is
a woman SMT. UTTARA DEVI RAO, a warm-hearted lady
with an iron will inspired Dr.Rao to venture into what
a mere backyard activity and to transform it into
Dr. B.V.Rao’s dream for the Indian farmer today is
a reality. That same farmer now looks at the VH Group as
a source of leadership and technological expertise. As
pioneers in the field, the group has won several national
and international awards. Soaring into the new millennium
under the dynamic leadership of Dr.Rao’s daughter
- Chairperson Smt. Anuradha
Desai the group has met
with unprecedented success and In this way the VH
towards its goal in keeping with its philosophy and
in keeping one mans dream alive - FOREVER