START- 2014 with 2025 cr budget
why start RGM ?
to Conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds by government under the National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development (NPBBD).
main objectives of the mission-
Development and conservation of indigenous breeds.
breed improvement programme for indigenous cattle breeds and improve the genetic makeup and increase the stock.
increase milk production and productivity.
Upgrade nondescript cattle using elite indigenous breeds like Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Deoni, Tharparkar, Red Sindhi.
Distribute disease free high genetic merit bulls for natural service.
Implemented through the “State Implementing Agency (SIA viz Livestock Development Boards).
State Gauseva Ayogs will be given the mandate to sponsor proposals to the SIA’s (LDB’s) and monitor implementation of the sponsored proposal.
All Agencies having a role in indigenous cattle development will be the “Participating Agencies” like CFSPTI, CCBFs, ICAR, Universities, Colleges, NGO’s, Cooperative Societies and Gaushalas with best germplasm.
What are Gokul Grams?
Funds under the scheme will be allocated for the establishment of Integrated Indigenous Cattle Centres
Work as Centres for development of Indigenous Breeds and a dependable source for supply of high genetic breeding stock to the farmers in the breeding tract.
self sustaining and will generate economic resources from sale of A2 milk (A2 milkis cow’s milk that mostly lacks a form of β-casein proteins called A1 and instead has mostly the A2 form), organic manure, vermi-composting, urine distillates, and production of electricity from bio gas for in house consumption and sale of animal products.
Also function as state of the art in situ training centre for Farmers, Breeders and MAITRI’s.
The Gokul Gram will maintain milch and unproductive animals in the ratio of 60:40 and will have the capacity to maintain about 1000 animals. Nutritional requirements of the animals will be provided in the Gokul Gram through in house fodder production.
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