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Schemes and Programmes
STATE PLAN SCHEMES
1. Strengthening & Reorganization of Veterinary services
2. Biological production complex
3. Expansion of cross breeding
4. Cattle farms
Strengthening of cattle farms
5. Goat farms
Strengthening of goat farms
6. Piggery development
Strengthening of pig farms
7. Rabbit farms
Strengthening of rabbit farms
8. Poultry farms
Strengthening of poultry farms
The Department has 10 poultry farms and one turkey farm, which supplies good quality layer chicks and turkey poults to public.
The aim of the scheme is
9. Duck farms
Strengthening of duck farms
The only duck farm of our state is located at Niranam in Pathanamthitta district, Which provides and distributes good quality duckling to farmers and public.
10. Information technology modernization
The computerization activities of the department will be strengthened. Required hardware and software will be procured under this programme. It is proposed to build networking at Taluk, District and State level for fast dissemination of data and for effective administration. The Directorate and the District level o0ficers will be modernized to perform and manage in better way.
11. NDDB assisted Animal Disease Control Project
Vaccination against major livestock and poultry diseases are being undertaken through this project. Outbreak of diseases is also managed.
12. Special Livestock Breeding Programme
Calves and buffalo calves in the age group of 4-6 months enrolled and calf feed distributed till 32 months of age ( 36 months for buffalo calves) or till the date of calving which ever is earlier. 25% assistance from government, 25% from local body and 50% by the beneficiary. The significant achievement of this programme we could bring down the age at first calving and to attain better production potential.
13. Extension and training
The main aim of the scheme is to provide an extensive extension network at field level and to strengthen the Livestock Management Training Centre at Kodappanakunnu, Aluva, Malampuzha, Mundayad and Poultry Training institute at Central Hatchery, Chengannur and to equip and update the departmental technicians and other staff with modern Techniques and practices. Farmers, Para Veterinary Personals, Women, SC/ST beneficiaries, unemployed youth and ex-service men will be imparted training on various disciplines. The extension programme includes livestock shows, exhibitions, Seminars, Film Shows, Calf rallies and other extension programmes. The Livestock Inspectors recruited through PSC will be given Mandatory Training. Refresher Training Programmes for Livestock Inspectors will also be undertaken. Refresher and Induction Training to Veterinary surgeons will also be taken up with the help of well-qualified guest lectures or through Governmental agencies.
14. Food security project
To ensure food security and achieve self sufficiency in milk meat and egg production
II. Centrally Sponsored Schemes
1. FMDCP – Foot and Mouth Disease Control Programme
(100% central assistance). This programme will be implemented in the district of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta as per the guidelines of GOI. New districts if selected for implementation by GOI will also be included. Required equipments, instruments, publicity and campaign expenses etc will be met with.
2. National Programme for Rinderpest Eradication
This is a continuing scheme, which aims at total eradication of Rinderpest from the state as part of the National Rinderpest Eradication Programme. The provision is meant for the expenditure to be incurred as per the guidelines issued by Government of India.
Conservation of germ plasm of small breeds of ruminants and ducks in the verge of extinction. Government of India has introduced a new project under 10th plan to conserve the near extinct and threatened breeds using modern scientific conservation tools like cryo preservation of semen/ Ova/ Embryo. Breeds of Goats like Malabari, Angamaly Black of pig and various indigenous breeds of ducks can be conserved through this scheme.
4. Livestock Census
5. Expansion of Poultry and Duck Farms
Outlay is to implement Schemes for strengthening poultry and duck farms as per the guidelines of GOI.
6. Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases
Animal disease surveillance, prophylaxis and control of diseases, awareness programmes, data collection on animal diseases, publication of leaflets, upgradation of laboratories, biological production units etc
7. National Fodder Production Programme
Cultivation of fodder in land available with the government and private sector
8. AH Statistics and Sample survey
The scheme is for continuing the integrated sample survey for the estimation of production of various livestock products and for taking up new service and for launching special studies. Steps will be taken to improve the methodology of collection and analysis of data, making use of computer facilities available. The outlay is to meet the staff cost and other expenses connected with survey. Training to staff will also be undertaken.
9. Professional Efficiency Development
The registration of Veterinary practitioners and regulation of Veterinary practices in the State will be continued. The outlay is to meet the staff cost, office expenses, maintenance vehicle, buildings, other running cost of the offices etc. A portion of the outlay will utilized for training programmes to Veterinarians as part of Continuing Veterinary education programme.
10. Other Schemes
a. VIDARBHA PACKAGE
Assistance to farmer families in the districts of Palakkad, Wyanad and Kasargode in distress and providing a comprehensive package consisting of induction of cattle, supply of feed, insurance coverage, medicines, artificial insemination, calf rearing etc.
b. TSUNAMI REHABILITATION PROJECT
Assistance to farmers of coastal districts affected by tsunami and providing them with livelihood through animal husbandry activities
c. RASHTRIYA KRISHI VIKAS YOJANA
Assistance to farmers to promote animal husbandry activities and increase the milk meat and egg production of the State
d. KUTTANAD AND IDUKKI PACKAGE
Special project under special livestock package for Kuttanad region and Idukki to mitigate agrarian distress in the region.