Native cow rearing innovative incentive scheme

Date : 02/06/2011 - | Sector: Animal Husbandry

The government has initiated a programme to conserve and enhance productivity of India’s indigenous cattle breed in mission mode. The Rashtriya Gokul Mission, Rs 500-crore project, will be kicked off this year with initial sum of Rs 150 crore. Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh called a press conference to announce theis. “The project aims to conserve and develop indigenous cattle breed in a focused and scientific manner where they would be managed by using new farm management practices and superior nutrition,” he said. RGM is a focused project under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development during the 12th Five Year Plan.

Beneficiary:

Farmers

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The project aims to conserve and develop indigenous cattle breed in a focused and scientific manner where they would be managed by using new farm management practices and superior nutrition.