Parshottam Rupala chairs national level consultation with ministers of livestock and veterinarians


Union Minister for Fisheries, Livestock and Dairy (FAHD), Shri Parshottam Rupala, today held a nationwide consultation with state and UT livestock / veterinary ministers via the virtual mode to highlight the special package for the livestock sector and also launched the national livestock mission portal. (NLM). The meeting was graced by Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State, FAHD and Dr L. Murugan, Minister of State, FAHD Ministry and other dignitaries. Advisor to the lieutenant governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, as well as to the director of breeding. , Kashmir, Purnima Mittal; Director Sheep Husbandry Kashmir, Bashir Ahmad Khan and other relevant officials attended the meeting on behalf of the J&K government. Addressing the ministers, Shri Parshottam Rupala highlighted the special package for the livestock sector to all ministers of state which was recently announced by the Indian government for the next 5 years with an expenditure of Rs. 9800 crores optimizing the total investment of Rs. 54,618 crores. The Minister briefed all state ministers of livestock and veterinarians on the various changes made under the Indian government programs in this regard, their implications and the role of states in implementing the revised programs. and realigned the department. He underlined that the States / UT are the main stakeholders for the implementation of the devices.

A healthy interaction between the Center and the States will improve cooperation and strengthen cooperative federalism for the successful achievement of the objectives of the program. agricultural contractors and forage contractors. Under the RGM, for breed multiplication farms for the production and supply of high genetic merit heifers to breeders, a 50% capital grant will be made directly available to entrepreneurs. which was developed by the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) in collaboration with the Department of Livestock and Dairy Production to increase efficiency and transparency in the implementation of the program. The online portal will enable a personalized workflow between the state implementation agency (SIA), lenders and the ministry, as required by the program. The Union Minister also published the report “Basic statistics on animal husbandry – 2020″. This report contains data sets in tabular form giving production estimates for major livestock products such as milk, eggs, meat and wool. Speaking at the meeting, Councilor Bhatnagar presented the brief report of the J&K government and discussed issues related to Animal Husbandry, Sheep and Fisheries Departments (ASH & F) to the Union Minister . The adviser informed the Minister that this sector is one of the priority sectors of the UT government and that efforts are being made to effectively implement central government programs. During the meeting, Success Stories of Livestock Farmers were also presented to all participating ministers.


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