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Milkshed development Programme was implemented in the State to boost up the cattle population . Induction of animals has helped in sustaining the milk production of the State. The project Milk shed Development Programme is aimed at bringing more farmers/entrepreneurs in to the sector and to maintain the productivity of crossbred cow and to create awareness to the farmers in adopting scientific management in cattle farming.  In order to achieve above goal assistance for starting Dairy farm units with 2 animals, 5 animals , 10 & 20 animals , Heifer rearing unit etc are included in the scheme.

The cow/buffaloes should be purchased from neighbouring states of Kerala. The selected beneficiary for Dairy Unit has to remit Rs.100/- as registration fee. The beneficiaries of the 5 animal and 10,20 animal units have to cultivate fodder in 50 cents and one acre respectively. Each beneficiary has to construct cattle sheds as per the directions of the Department. Loan has to be channeled through financial institutions by the beneficiary for Dairy units if needed.  For 20/ 10/5/2 animal units beneficiaries can purchase Buffaloes or cows or both within the unit.     

Sl.No.

Projects

Unit cost

Unit subsidy

1

2 animal units

48400

15000

2

5 animal units

142750

50000

3

10 animal units

279500

80000

4

20 animal units

570000

150000

5

Heifer rearing unit

908650

450000

6

Godhanam (one additional cow)

22100

10000

 b. Need based assistance to progressive Dairy farmers

The level of mechanization among farms engaged in dairying is very low. This project envisages improving the penetration of technology into these dairy farms and thus improving productivity and overall profitability.

Those dairy farmers having 5 animals and above are the beneficiaries of this project.

The beneficiaries who want to reap the rewards must purchase dairy farm equipments and present the bill for getting the eligible 50 %  or maximum of Rs 10000/-. The farm equipment or a combination of equipments can be purchased as per his requirement from the provided list of equipments eligible for the aid.

        The  equipments which can be purchased are :

Milk cans, Rubber mat, Automatic water bowl, Generator, Irrigation system (sprinkler system), pump and motor, Misters / Sprinklers, Cattle shed renovation, Slurry Pump, Silage bunker, Biogas plant, Wheel barrow, Bulk cooler, Solar water heater, Fan for cattleshed, Air compressor ,Digging of open well or bore well, Organic manure – vermin compost manufacturing unit.,  Weighing machine, Veterinary care equipments, Hand operated packing machine, Cream separator , Dehorning equipments, tattooing equipments ,Urea enrichment pit, Automatic shed cleaning equipment etc.

The farmer will get assistance of 50% of the cost to a maximum limit of Rs 10000/.

C.  ASSISTANCE FOR  PURCHASE OF MILKING MACHINE

It may be noted that many dairy farmers quit the sector mainly due to lack of experienced milkers . Completely automatic milking machines are available in the market which is very useful to the farmers. This scheme envisages providing financial assistance for purchase of milking machines by dairy farmers who own more than five milch animals. Beneficiary can purchase Machines from companies approved by the Department. The subsidy amount will be 50% of the total cost subject to a maximum of Rs 20000/-.

അവസാനം അപ്ഡേറ്റ് ചെയ്യപ്പെട്ടത് (വ്യാഴം, 05 ആഗസ്റ്റ്‌ 2010 16:40)