Department of Animal Husbandry implements various schemes to promote and develop animal husbandry and dairying sector across the country

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Source: The post is based on the article “Department of Animal Husbandry implements various schemes to promote and develop animal husbandry and dairying sector across the country” published in PIB on 7th February 2023.

What is the News?

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying is implementing various schemes to supplement the efforts of States/UTs for promotion and development of the animal husbandry and dairying sector across the country.

What are the schemes being implemented for the promotion and development of animal husbandry and dairying sector?

Rashtriya Gokul Mission(RGM)

National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD)

Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF)

Supporting Dairy Cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organizations engaged in dairy activities(SDCFPO): It aims to assist the State Dairy Cooperative Federations by providing soft working capital loans to tide over the crisis on account of severely adverse market conditions or natural calamities.

National Livestock Mission(NLM)

Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund(AHIDF)

Livestock Health & Disease Control scheme: It aims to improve the animal health sector by way of implementation of prophylactic vaccination programmes against various diseases of livestock and poultry, capacity building, disease surveillance and strengthening of veterinary infrastructure. 

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