2.1 Animal Health Camp
Under this scheme Pasu Chikitsa Sivirs will be organised at
village/panchayat/block level by concerned veterinary officers for the
vaccination, deworming and also to create general awareness of healthy animal
husbandry practices among animal keepers.
2.2 Promotion of Poultry
Under this scheme it is proposed for sectoral development of poultry by
private poultry farmers/breeders/ SHG in the establishment of poultry
farms/hatcheries etc. Chicks produced by the Govt. poultry farms will also be
utilized in this scheme for broiler/layer/backyard poultry farming.
2.3 Promotion of Goat Breeding
This scheme is being implemented by BAIF Development Research Foundation,
Pune through 20 goat development centres in six districts of Jharkhand namely
Ranchi, Gumla, Simdega, W. Singhbhum, Hazaribagh and Giridih. Through this
scheme 20000 goat keepers will be benefited in five years covering about one
lakh goats. The administrative approval of this scheme for five years has
been given by the advisory council. The main objective of this scheme is to
improve the production potential of local breed of goats through use of Black
Bengal breeding Buck to promote better health care and management practices
like feeding, deworming, castration, vaccination etc.
2.4 Promotion of Improved Pig Breeding Unit
Under this scheme a unit of 4 female and 2 male pigs of T & D breed will be
distributed among SC / ST and other general cast beneficiaries for promotion of
pig rearing in the states. Assistance will be given to the beneficiary in terms
Housing, feed for 6 months, medicine and vaccines etc. About 1200 farmers will
be benefited with this scheme. It is proposed for strengthening of pig breeding
farms at Ranchi and Gauriakarma. The administrative approval of this scheme
for the year 2009-10 to 2011-12 has already been given by the SLSC (State level
sanction committee) as well as the advisory council under RKVY as 100% state
3. STATE SHARE TO CSS
3.1 Swine fever control under ASCAD Scheme [ 75 : 25 ]
Under this scheme the immunization of livestock against disease like Swine
Fever, Haemorrhagic Septicemia, Black Quarter, Foot and Mouth disease, Pestis
des petit in Ruminants (PPR) and Anthrax will be done. There is proposal for
modernization of Biological production unit at State level as well as
strengthening of regional level disease diagnostic laboratories and creation of
cold chain maintenance will be done. Human resources activities like awareness
of livestock holders to have their animals vaccinated and development of system
for monitoring and forecasting of animal diseases will also be done. The fund
this scheme will be shared by the Central and State on 75:25 basis.
3.2 Integrated sample survey for estimation of milk, egg, meat and wool
production in the State (50:50)
The broad objective of this scheme is to collect and analyze the date for
estimation of livestock products species wise. Under this scheme a continuous
survey is carried out by the surveyor in the selected villages of all the
round the year to collect the data. These data are later on analyzed to estimate
the productivity of state animal wealth. As per the Government of India this
scheme is designed as salary based where 50% salary shared by the Central
Government and rest is to be born by the State. Only establishment expenditure
and some infrastructural support is being proposed.
3.3 State Veterinary Council (50:50)
The State has established State Veterinary Council in the year 2006-07 under the
Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 with an objective to regulate veterinary
practice, maintenance of state veterinary practitioners register and for matter
connected with, for monitoring the standard professional conduct, etiquette and
code of ethics for veterinary professionals and upgrading the professional
knowledge/skill of registered veterinary practitioner. Only establishment
expenditure and some infrastructural support is being proposed.
3.4 National Rinderpest Eradication Programme (100%)
This is 100% Central Scheme under which the Government of India in working
since long to eradicate the 'Rinderpest' a highly fatal disease of Cattle &
The OIE (Office of International des Epizootics) has already declared India as a
Rinderpest free infection Country. However the Routine Surveillance
Programme is being conducted in all villages of the state as well as main routes
of transportation as per the direction of the Government of India.
3.5 ASCAD Training (100%)
This is also 100% Central Scheme under which training of vets and para vets are
being organised in order to uplift their knowledge with regard to treatment and
diagnosis of different animal diseases.
3.6 Integrated Sample Survey Training (100%)
This is also 100% Central scheme under which training of Statistical officers &
staff are being conducted under integrated sample survey of milk, meat, egg and
3.7 Livestock Census Programme
This is 100% Central scheme in which state has to conduct livestock census in
every 5th year. The 18th livestock census was conducted during the year 2007-08.
However the compilation work is going on and for that purpose as per the
direction of the Government of India the training, tabulation and printing of
booklets and other miscellaneous work have to be done during the annual plan
4. STATE PLAN SCHEMES
4.1 Direction and Administration
This scheme is meant to meet the establishment expenditure for the offices of
seven districts and one Regional office established under State plan. In
to that infrastructure developments of other district and Regional offices are
being proposed so that proper implementation of different Animal Husbandry
activity as well as its follow up and monitoring can be done properly. Apart
this infrastructure development of two new District Animal Husbandry Offices
viz. Ramgarh & Khunti is also being proposed.
4.2 Animal Health Programme
4.2.1 Modernisation of Hospitals & Dispensaries
Under this scheme infrastructural support of hospitals in terms of building,
medicines instruments, furniture etc are being proposed.
4.2.2 Establishment of class - I dispensaries
This scheme is meant to meet the establishment expenditure of nineteen
veterinary dispensaries established under State Plan and also to provide
infrastructural support in terms of building, medicine, instruments, furnitures
etc. are being proposed.
4.2.3 Mobile Polyclinic & Referral Veterinary Hospital
Under this scheme an expenditure on infrastructural support and the running
cost of four mobile polyclinic established under the state plan located at
Jamshedpur, Dhanbad and Garwah and one referral hospital located at Dumka is
being proposed. Establishment of one referral hospital at Dhanbad is also being
4.2.4 Control of Animal Diseases
The main objective of this scheme is to control diseases such as Rabies and
Pullorum which are fatal zoonotic disease. Under pullorum control programme
birds are tested randomly in organized and unorganized poultry farms to detect
pullorum and if they are found positive, farmers are advised for its control and
containment. Contrary to this in Rabies control programme bovine and canine
species of animals are vaccinated pre bits as well as post bite exposure to
the life of animal and animal handlers. Since 2009-10 one more communicable
disease i.e. Brucellosis has also been included in this programme. Under this
scheme, it is being proposed to meet the establishment expenditure as well as
4.3 Breed Improvement Programme
4.3.1 Frozen Semen Bank
The main objective of this scheme is to gradual genetic improvement of local non
descript milch cattle and at the same time preserving the germplasm of the
indigenous descript cattle. For this purpose the department has 405 A.I. Centres.
The uninterrupted supply of liquid nitrogen and frozen semen is the lifeline of
this programme. Under this scheme it is proposed for supply of liquid nitrogen,
frozen semen straw and other articles required for running the programme.
4.3.2 Jharkhand State Implementing Agency
This agency has been formed under the guidelines of the Central Govt. to
implement the national project for cattle & Buffalo Development.
4.3.3 Cattle Breeding Farm
Rural cattle population in Jharkhand consist mostly of non descript type of low
producing and poor draft animal. They have been cross bred with exotic bulls
indiscriminately for increasing their productivity. But due to indiscriminate
breeding, a level of exotic inheritance in the crossbreed usually happens and
leads to calf born with several reproductive disorders. Simultaneously cross
males are poor in draft power. Therefore, to get rid of both the above mentioned
problem, it is essential to maintain some nucleus cattle breeding farms with
indigenous breed of cattle. These farms will produce progeny tested bulls which
will be distributed among group of farmers, for grading up their cattle. This
needs strengthening of Government farm located at Gauriakarma, Saraikela and
Hotwar (Ranchi). For that purpose it is proposed for feed and medicine
component of existing livestock of these farms along with some infrastructural
4.3.4 Poultry Development
Poultry keeping is an important allied activity providing supplementary income,
employment opportunity and a source of animal protein. In spite of favourable
climate condition for poultry rearing and good demand, most of the state
requirement is being met from neighbouring state. Keeping this in mind the state
contemplates to enhance the production of poultry and its product by providing
large no. of chicks to the poultry farmers in subsidised rates. The state run
poultry farms situated at Ranchi and Bokaro are being developed as breeding
unit of parent stock where one lakh chicks will be produced during 2010-11 by
4.3.5 Sheep and Goat Development
Under this scheme improved breed of goats (male) produced in the state run
Govt. farm will be distributed among selected beneficiary for breeding purpose.
To keep and maintain the breeding record as well as to maintain the goat for
breeding purpose some incentive will be given to these selected farmers. These
farmers will be known as Pashu Mitra who will be the link man between farmers
and the Block Animal Husbandry Officer. This scheme will run in those districts
which are not covered by BAIF. It is proposed along with the strengthening of
the sole Govt. goat farm, Chatra.
4.3.6 Piggery Development
To meet the establishment expenditure as well as to maintain the livestock of
those two pig breeding farms which are not covered under the above mentioned
state assisted RKVY scheme.
4.3.7 Establishment of Statistical Cell
One statistical cell at Regional Director's Office, Medninagar (Palamu) has been
established under the State plan to monitor the progress of all the schemes and
compilation and analysis of reports.
4.3.8 Establishment of Go Seva Ayog
Go Seva Ayog has been established for the preservation and welfare of the
for supervision and control of institutions and to provide for the matter
connected therewith within the State. Establishment expenditure and other
infrastructural support is proposed for the Ayog under the State plan.
4.3.9 Extension & Training Programme
Under this scheme training of 1200 farmers for better management
different animal husbandry activity will be given by the Pashupalan Prasikshan
Kendra, Ranchi and Pashu Chikitsa Vidyalaya located at Gouriakarma,
Hazaribag. For that purpose a sum of Rs. 44.20 lakh is being proposed for
training, fooding, lodging and other activity required thereupon.
4.3.10 Strengthening of Animal Health & Production Institute, Kanke
In order to protect the state animal wealth they need to be vaccinated against
different diseases. This requires a large number of different animal vaccines to
produced by this sole biological production unit of the state. Therefore it is
purposed to strengthen this institute in terms of machine & equipments along
with running cost of vaccine production.
4.4 Establishment of Veterinary University
The State Govt. has agreed to establish one Veterinary University in principle.
4.5 Paravet Training
This is a new scheme under which one hundred selected village farmers who
have passed intermediate or 10 + 2 examination, will be given a professional
training of first aid veterinary treatment, techniques of artificial
4.6 Establishment of District Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
It is proposed for the establishment of District Disease Diagnostic Lab to
the prescribed diagnosis and proper treatment of state livestock. This scheme
will be funded by NABARD under RIDF.
4.7 Up gradation of district hospitals
It is proposed for the up gradation of 23 district hospitals and for that the
will be funded by the NABARD under RIDF.
4.8 Consultancy Services
Under this scheme evaluation of the works done under different schemes
through an independent institution is being proposed. On the other hand
consultancy service may be needed in preparing the DPR of some other schemes.