Schemes

S.no.Name of SchemeComponent & Brief DescriptionEligibilityWhere to apply
1National Livestock Mission (NLM) (2020-21)a). Poultry Venture Capital Fund Scheme (PVCFS) under Entrepreneurship Development and Employment Generation (EDEG) component of National Livestock Mission (NLM)
Objectives:
• To encourage entrepreneurship in various poultry activities and provide capacity building for employment opportunities.
• To improve production of poultry products and productivity of processing units through technology up-gradation and also encourage introduction of innovative technology.
• To encourage rearing of other poultry species like quails, ducks, and turkeys etc. which have good potential.
Pattern of Assistance
i. Normal Areas: APL-25% of the outlay (33 .33 % for BPL/ SC / ST farmers), as back ended capital subsidy.
ii. North east regions/ Hill areas/ LWE affected areas: APL-35% of the outlay (50 % for BPL/ SC / ST farmers), as back ended capital subsidy.
iii. Difficult Areas: APL-45% of the outlay (60 % for BPL/ SC / ST farmers), as back ended capital subsidy.
Farmers, individual entrepreneurs, NGOs, Companies, Cooperatives, groups of organized and un-organized sector, which includes SHGs and JLGs.Chief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
b). Innovative Poultry Productivity Project (IPPP) for broiler birds under sub-mission on Livestock Development of NLM A beneficiary shall be eligible based on the following criteria:
1. Should be a permanent resident of the district concerned.
2. Should have sufficient land in his/her name for establishment of the said unit.
3. Should be between the ages of 18 to 50 years.
4. Any other condition that the District Level Committee may deem proper.
The committee seeks applications from the eligible persons through advertisements in the print and electronic media. The beneficiaries from among the eligible persons are then selected on the basis of draw of lots at an open event.
Beneficiary families covered: 130/ year
Benefits provided/ beneficiary
• 600 DOC’s along with required quantity of feed (to attain marketable weight) provided free of cost.
• INR 30,000 for construction of poultry sheds.
• Poultry equipments, medicines, vaccines etc.
Total benefit/beneficiary : 1.125 lakh
Farmers, entrepreneurs, etcChief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
c). Innovative Poultry Productivity Project (IPPP) for Low Input Technology (LIT) birds under sub-mission on Livestock Development of NLM
A beneficiary shall be eligible based on the following criteria:
1. Should be a permanent resident of the district concerned.
2. Should have sufficient land in his/her name for establishment of the said unit.
3. Should be between the ages of 18 to 50 years.
4. Any other condition that the District Level Committee may deem proper.
The committee seeks applications from the eligible persons through advertisements in the print and electronic media. The beneficiaries from among the eligible persons are then selected on the basis of draw of lots at an open event.
Beneficiary families covered: 260/ year
Benefits provided/ beneficiary
• 400 LIT birds of 4 weeks of age free of cost.
• INR 15,000 for construction of night shelters, initial feeding, etc.
Total benefit/beneficiary : INR 35,000
Farmers with preference to SC/ST, BPL and women beneficiaries, SHGs, JLGs, FPOs, Co-operative, etc.Chief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
d). Risk Management Livestock Insurance: To provide insurance cover to livestock at nominal ratesDairy farmersChief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
e). Distribution of chaff-cutters both hand/ power driven to eligible beneficiaries.Hand driven- farmers having 1-5 animals
Power driven- farmers having >5 animals
Chief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
f). Distribution of fodder seeds (high yielding varieties viz., maize, oats, etc)Dairy farmers holding sufficient landChief Animal Husbandry Officer of District where farm is running or to be established.
2Livestock Health & Disease Control (2020-21)a). ASCAD: Immunization against economically important diseases of livestock and poultry (HS, BQ, FDC, Anthrax, Ranikhet Disease, IBD, Rabies)All livestock rearing farmersCAHO concerned
b). Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD-CP): all animals above 3- 4 months are immunized against FMD twice a yearAll livestock rearing farmersCAHO concerned
3National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) (2020-21)• FMD-CP - Free of cost vaccination for 100% coverage
• Brucella-CP - Free of cost vaccination for 100% coverage
Conduct respective vaccination of all animals as per schedule.
Livestock FarmersCAHO concerned
4Kissan Credit Card (2020-21)To provide Working capital for dairy / poultry farmers with 2% interest subvention and 3% prompt re-payment incentive (benefit up-to Rs. 3.00 lacs, no collateral guarantee/ mortgage up-to Rs. 1.60 lacs)All livestock farmersCAHO concerned
5Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) (2020-21)Objectives
• To generate self-employment and provide infrastructure for dairy sector;
• To promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean milk;
• To encourage setting up of vermi compost pits along with milch animal units;
• To encourage heifer calf rearing, thereby conserving good breeding stock;
• To bring structural changes in the unorganised sector and upgrade traditional technology to handle milk on a commercial scale (purchase of milking machines, milkotesters and bulk milk cooling units; cold storage facilities for milk)
• To provide value addition to milk through manufacture of indigenous milk products and establishment of dairy product transportation facilities, cold chain and cold storage;
• To encourage setting up of dairy marketing outlets.
Eligible Beneficiaries:
An applicant will be eligible to avail assistance for all components under the scheme but only once for each component. However, more than one member of a family can be assisted under the scheme provided they set up separate units with separate infrastructure at different locations. The distance between the boundaries of two such farms should be at least 500m.
a) Priority shall be given to projects being implemented in a cluster mode covering dairy farmers/ women in Self Help Groups, Cooperatives and Producer Companies including creation of facilities for processing, value addition and marketing of milk produced in the cluster.
Pattern of Assistance
a) 25% of the outlay (33 .33 % for SC / ST farmers), as back ended capital subsidy.
b) Entrepreneur contribution (Margin) – 10% of project cost (Minimum)
c) Bank Loan- Balance portion
Subsidy component under the Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) is provided by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) which is the nodal agency for implementation of the scheme in the state. The Department of Animal Husbandry is facilitating the scheme by way of sponsoring, providing technical inputs and publicizing the scheme among farmers/ entrepreneurs.
Farmers, Individual Entrepreneurs and Groups of Unorganised and Organized Sector etc. Groups of organized sector include Self-Help Groups on behalf of their members, Dairy Cooperative Societies, Milk Unions on behalf of their members, Milk federation, Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRIs) etc. CAHO concerned
6Integrated Dairy Development Scheme (IDDS) (2021-22)Support is given by the department in terms of incentives/ subsidy for the following activities:-
a) Establishment of dairy units (5 cows/ buffaloes per Unit; maximum 10 units);
b) Establishment of Milk collection/chilling/processing unit;
c) Establishment of market infrastructure including milk ATMs;
d) Establishment of milk transportation system and
e) Environment Management of Dairy Farms

Any individual /group of individuals/milk processing unit holders/milk
federation/ retailer/ self help group/ dairy cooperative
society/farmers producer organization (subject to fulfilling of eligibility)
CAHO concerned
7Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM) (2020-21)a). Establishment of MAITRI” (Multipurpose Artificial Insemination Technician for Rural India)
MAITRI are chosen from unemployed educated rural youth so as to generate employment.
These workers are chosen from the local area, as they know the area and utility of the timely AI service
MAITRIs are trained at accredited AI training institute (evaluated and accredited by CMU).
MAITRIs are trained using uniform training module developed by Government of India
MAITRIs are trained at the accredited training institutes for duration of 3 months (1 month classroom training and 2 month training in the field with AI service provider) and will be multipurpose workers along with AI they will take up: veterinary first aid, vaccination, agent for livestock insurance, ration balancing, milk recording, data entry in national database agent for distribution of fodder seeds root slips and stem slips etc.
Demonstration on feed management, health management, breeding management will also be conducted through MAITRIs under NPBB
If MAITRIs are found to be deficient in their skill will be retrained at accredited training institutes for duration of 5 days.
All MAITRIs will be retrained after every year for duration of 5 days at accredited institutes.
Income of MAITRIs:
MAITRIs are free to collects fee for AI, veterinary first aid, vaccination, distribution of fodder seeds, root slips, ration balancing, milk recording etc.
Viability of MAITRIs:
If technician performs 300 AIs in a year can earn around Rs 30,000 in a year and Rs 2500 in a month exclusively from AI.
Target group is unemployed educated youthLivestock Development Board-Kashmir
b). Nation-wide AI program The aim of the program to expand coverage of artificial insemination programme. Under this programme bovines are inseminated and there-after ear-tagged with ‘PashuAadhaar’ which is a unique identification provided to the animals so as to enable the Government to identify and track the animals uniquely with all details such as the breed, age, gender and owner details. Every cow and buffalo under AI is tagged and can be tracked through the Information Network on Animal Productivity and Health (INAPH) Database.All dairy farmersAll field institutions of Animal Husbandry Department Kashmir (AI centres)
8Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) (2020-21)a). Augmenting hatching egg production for LIT DOCsAll Interested PersonsJoint Director Poultry
b). Maintenance/Production of Community Bulls for up gradation of local stock in hilly areas (Rs. 4000/bull/month)Bull-KeepersLivestock Development Board-Kashmir
c). Strengthening Poultry Marketing Facilities in KashmirPoultry farmersJoint Director Poultry
9Poultry Development Programme (2020-21)a). Production of LIT DOCs, hatching eggs, table eggs etc.

b). Skill Development of educated/ unemployed youths, farmers, etc (Seven days capsule training course)
All Interested PersonsJoint Director Poultry
10Sub-mission on Agricultural Extension (SMAE-ATMA) (2020-21)Trainings / Exposure visits / Demonstrations / Information Dissemination etcLivestock / Poultry FarmersCAHO concerned
11E-Governance Initiatives (2021-22)• SMS alert service providing latest updates /advisories to farmers continued to be operational.
• Android Apps for providing information to farmers regarding various aspects of livestock rearing launched (AHD Digital Extension and AHD Lab Reports)
• Online lab reporting system.
• Farmer friendly web portal www.jkahd.net
• Digital library and Archives at Directorate of Animal Husbandry, Kashmir.
• Farmer’s helpline number (0194-2455369) with IVRS interfaces currently operational
• E-Commerce facility for livestock farmers especially poultry farmers/ entrepreneurs, etc., (www.poultrymandi.in), to curb exploitative middleman-ship
• Tele-medicine services currently operational (Block-wise)
* Online Tracking of Application status under IDDS/IPDP
* SMS based intimation of scheme approval order for farmers
All livestock farmers/entrepreneursDirectorate of Animal Husbandry
CAHOs
12J&K Poultry Policy 2020Support by the department in terms of incentives/ subsidy for the following activities:
a) Commercial layer/ broiler farms with rearing capacity of more than 10000 birds per unit will be provided capital investment incentive for access to credit @ 30% of investment in plant and machinery.
b) Commercial layer/ broiler farms with rearing capacity of more than 10000 birds per unit will be given an interest incentive @3% on working capital credit
c) All eligible new units will be eligible for reimbursement of 100% insurance premium on insurance of building and plant and machinery.
d) 100% subsidy on DG sets and 50% subsidy on incinerator.
All new farmers/ individual entrepreneurs/ NGOs/ existing /groups of organized and unorganized sector sector / self help group/ Joint liability groups, etcJoint Director Poultry
13Integrated Poultry Development Program (IPDP) (2020-21)The scheme provides support incentives/subsidy
for the following:·
a) Insurance of broiler poultry birds (D.O.C's);
b) Establishment of Poultry Dressing and processing unit·
c) Market intervention by establishing Mobile Poultry Processing cum
Dressing unit;
d) Establishment of poultry rendering unit;
e) Machinery/Equipment for Poultry Farms &
f) Mini Incubators for backyard poultry.
Any individual / group of individuals/Poultry Farm unit holders/Poultry retail units /SHG's/ Poultry Cooperatives/ farmers producer organization can avail the benefits of scheme.Joint Director Poultry