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Animal Husbandry


Animal Husbandry

The development of animal husbandry has been envisaged as integral part of diversified agricultural system. Animal husbandry contributes substantially to nation’s income. Animal husbandry is also a traditional means of livelihood in hills areas. There has been significant improvement in animal health coverage and rising consciousness towards animal care. Preventive measures such as vaccination against dreaded diseases have significantly reduced the morbidity, mortality, and thereby making live stock remunerative venture.

However the major constraints experienced in the development of hills livestock have been poor potential of live stock, inadequate availability of non-residential and residential buildings in the various remote parts of the district. Lack of proper infrastructure for processing and marketing finished products also poses a serious challenge. During the years 2004-05, 2005-06 and 2006-07 under the Rastriya Sum Vikash Yojana, the total of Rs. 122.74 lac is proposed for the following schemes:-


S. No. Name of Scheme Physical Target Financial Target (In lac) Total Outlay(Rs. in lac) Remarks
    Unit 2004 -05 2005 -06 2006 -07 2004 -05 2005 -06 2006 -07
1 Construction of Veterinary Hospitals and Stockmen centers. Nos. 4 3 3 36.43 36.43 36.43 109.29 5 Hospitals & 5 Stockmen centers.
2 Strengthening of Breading programme. Nos. 20 20 20 3.00 3.00 3.00 9.00 Rs. 15000 per machine for 60 centers.
3 The scheme of Animal health and disease control for protection by medication and vaccination. Purchase of Fridges. Nos. 7 7 8 0.70 0.70 0.80 2.20 Rs. 10000 per Fridge for 22 centers.
4 Broadcasting of animal development scheme. Purchase of audio visual aids. Nos. 3 3 3 0.75 0.75 0.75 2.25 Rs. 25000 for each block H.Q.
Total: 40.88 40.88 40.98 122.74  

Source : District Administration Tehri Garwal - Uttarakhand, Last Updated on 26-05-2017