Contribution of the Department to Economy of the State

 

Item

2001 - 02

2002 - 03

2006 - 07

Quantity

Value (crore rupees)

Quantity

Vaule (crore rupees)

Quantity

Value (crore rupees

Milk

6.76 lac MT

676

6.85 lac MT

685

8.38 lac MT

838.50

Eggs

370 million

37

380.4 million

38.04

363.3 million

54.50

Poultry Meat

40 lac Kg's

16

40.5 lac Kg's

17.01

56 lac Kg's

22.40

Cattle Manure

30 lac Tons

30

30 lac Tons

30

27 lac Tons

27

Poultry Manure

16 lac Kg's

0.10

16 lac Kg's

0.10

17 lac Kg's

0.30

Total

 

759.10

 

770.15

 

942.70

Item

2008 - 09

2009 - 10

2010 - 11

Quantity

Value (crore rupees)

Quantity

Value (crore rupees)

Quantity

Value (crore rupees

Milk

8.96 lac MT

1075.20

10.52 lac MT

1578

11.32 lac MT 2264

Eggs

294 million

73

399 million

99.75

383 million 114.9

Poultry Meat

157.60 lac Kg's

157.6

199.09 lac Kg's

230.94

236 lac Kg's 318.6

Total

 

1305.80

 

1908.69

  2697.5
Item 2011-12 2012-13    
  Quantity Value (crore rupees) Quantity Value (crore rupees)    
Milk 11.85 lac MT 2962.50 12.15 lac MT 3414.30    
Eggs 294 million 88.20 240.34 million 84.00    
Poultry Meat 317 lac Kgs 317.00 336 lac Kgs 436.80    
Cross bred calves 1.64 lac 82.00 1.92 lac 96.00    
Total   3449.70   4031.10    

 

50 years of Animal Husbandry Achievements

 

  • Rinderpest Disease eliminated completely.

  • Spread of Glanders to State never allowed.

  • Liver fluke infestation in 90% animals controlled.

  • Parasitic diseases of livestock no more haunt our farmers.

  • Anthrax, Black Quarter, Hemorrhagic septicemia nearly eliminated.

  • Foot and mouth disease controlled substantially

  • Fowl cholera/duck cholera controlled.

  • Ranikhet disease of poultry controlled.

  • Vaccines against almost all-animal diseases are produced at the departmental facilities.

  • Per capita availability of major livestock products much higher than National levels.

  • More than 70% of local cattle upgraded to high yielding crossbreds.

  • Kashmir Commercial Layer being developed for improving egg productivity using local germplasm.

  • BSL-II lab being commissioned for improving disease diagnostic support.

  • Hatchery facilities extended to Ladakh region. 

 

Milestones

 

  • 1950: Civil Veterinary Department re-christened as Animal Husbandry Department

  • 1951: Key Village Scheme for Cattle Development introduced

  • 1953: Stock Assistants Training School started.

  • 1954: Advent of Artificial Breeding

  • 1957: Artificial insemination replaces natural service

  • 1959: Milk Scheme Started

  • 1964: Hill Cattle Development Scheme launched in hilly areas. Jersey Sires recruited for up-gradation of local cattle.

  • 1964: Publicity Wing established

  • 1965: Sheep Husbandry Department comes into being Livestock Research Center started for Diseases Investigation and Manufacture of Vaccines

  • 1967: Intensive Cattle Development Programme launched

  • 1967: Poultry Project Hariparbath became operational followed by launching of Broiler Project.

  • 1969: A Duck Breeding Farm established at Umerhair

  • 1970: Rinderpest Disease eliminated from valley

  • 1971: Marketing Division for providing marketing facilities to poultry farmers established

  • 1975: Food & Fodder Development wing established

  • 1979: Institute of Animal Health and Biological Products established at Zakura

  • 1980: Marked the advent of Frozen Semen Technology for Cattle A I facilities available in remotest areas Duck Breeding Farm established at Sumbal

  • 1983: White Pekins and Khaki Campbell breeds of ducks introduced Kashmir

  • 1983: Valley Milk Producers Co-operative Federation comes into being

  • 1985:  Yak Breeding Farm Budhkharboo established

  • 1997: Breeding Farm for Double Humped Camel set up at Nobra

 

 

         
         

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