Programmes & Schemes
 

A.        Earmarked Schemes

1.         Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana:

                        (i) Milch Cattle Induction  (Application Form)

                        (ii) Breed Improvement Programme

                        (iii) Heifer Rearing Programme

 

(i)        Milch Cattle Induction Programme:

This is a programme to provide subsidy for induction of high yielding milch cattle with a view to boost the milk production of the State and to provide gainful self employment opportunity to the rural families.

Under this a prototype scheme shall be implemented for 2 Cattle/Buffalo, 5 cattle/Buffalo Mini Dairy, 10 Cattle/Buffalo Midi Dairy, 20 Cattle/Buffalo Commercial Dairy, 50 Cattle/Buffalo Modern Dairy scheme and large Dairy farms with the subsidy and bank loan.

Beneficiary Selection Procedure & Area of Implementation:

·                    Identification of Milk production potential areas especially in command area and vicinity of JDP, Dairy Cattle Development Centers and Milk route.

·                    Formation of Milk route.

·                    Identification of potential villages on Identified Milk route.

·                    Organizing farmer awareness camps in the identified villages.

·                    Generation of Application forms.

·                    Scrutinization of applications by Districts level committee under the chairmanship of concerned Deputy Commissioner.

·                    Training and Orientation of selected beneficiaries.

 

(ii)       Breed Improvement Programme:

This is a scheme for providing artificial insemination services for improvement of less productive breed and also to provide other services like feed & fodder development and other inputs, deworming, vaccination and infertility-cum-health of milch cattle. With a view to provide these services, 200 Dairy Cattle Development Centers (DCDC) established under Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) required to be funded for their Recurring Expenditure in the management control of BAIF Development Research Foundation and non-recurring expenditure proposed for 430 A.I. centres established under SIA and 1000 A.I. Centres proposed to be established during the year 2012-13.

 

(iii)     Heifer Rearing Programme:

This is a programme to support for crossbred heifer rearing especially produced under breed improvement programme as well as from milch cattle inducted under Milch Cattle Induction Programme shall be registered and reared to ensure early maturity of the crossbred heifer to provide longer lactation life.

Assistance to progressive farmers & small Entrepreneurs for establishment of Heifers Farms of improved Breed Heifers is proposed under this programme.

 

B.        Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS)/Centrally Assisted Scheme (CA)

1.         Fodder Development Scheme: -

i.                    Assistance to Fodder Block Making Unit: This is the scheme to promote conservation of fodder by converting crop residues into fodder blocks through the use of modern technologies, bailing machines etc. into fodder blocks in order to fulfill the existing gap between availability and requirement of fodder. This will also be useful during drought.

 

ii.                 Establishment of Silage making unit:- This is the scheme for establishment of Silage making unit to preserve surplus fodder available during the period of surplus production of green fodder and to preserve the green fodder in the form of silage for feeding during lean (shortage) period of fodder.

The scheme shall be implemented by District Dairy Development Offices of the concerned district. The farmers having opted for commercial milk production as a source of additional income and having essential resources i.e. land, irrigation facilities and are producing surplus green fodder. However the selection of beneficiary shall be done jointly by concerned District Dairy Development Officer &District Programme Officer of BAIF and representative of Jharkhand Dairy Project in the Project Districts of JDP after due approval of concerned DC.

For setting up new Silage Making Units in the State, 100% Central Grant-in-aid will be provided by Government of India.

 

iii.               Demonstration of Azolla Cultivation and Production Unit:- This is the scheme to encourage production of Azolla as an alternate source of green fodder. The feature of this scheme is to train the farmers for production of Azolla providing necessary material to the farmers for establishing of Azolla Production Unit on 50% Central Share and 50% State Share basis. The scheme shall be implemented by Dairy Cattle Development Centre managed by BAIF. The progressive farmers having opted for commercial milk production as a source of additional income and having essential resources for Azolla cultivation & demonstration .However the selection of beneficiary shall be done jointly by concerned District Dairy Development Officer &District Programme Officer of BAIF and representative of Jharkhand Dairy Project in the Project Districts of JDP.

 

iv.               Power Driven Chaff Cutter:- This is the scheme to reduce wastage of fodder by chopping and to promote better utilization of fodder.

One time grant of 75% cost of the chaff cutter (central share) will be provided by Government of India. Balance 25% of share will be borne by the beneficiaries. The selection of beneficiary shall be done jointly by concerned District Dairy Development Officer & District Programme Officer of BAIF and representative of Jharkhand Dairy Project in the Project Districts of JDP.

The beneficiary selection procedure shall be done under following norms:

a)         The beneficiary having minimum five (05) milch cattle and are producing green fodder.

b)        Having facility of electricity at their own cost.

c)         Should not have been benefited earlier under this scheme by any Govt./Semi Govt. Agency.

However the milk pourer members of the nearby Dairy managed by Government/District Milk Union shall be preferred during selection process.

 

v.                  Hand Driven Chaff Cutter:- This is the scheme to reduce wastage of fodder by chopping and to promote better utilization of fodder. One time grant of 75% cost of the chaff cutter (central share) will be provided by Government of India. Balance 25% of share will be born by the beneficiaries. The selection of beneficiary shall be done jointly by concerned District Dairy Development Officer & District Programme Officer of BAIF and representative of Jharkhand Dairy Project in the Project Districts of JDP.

The beneficiary selection procedure shall be done under following norms:

a)         The beneficiary having minimum one (01) milch cattle and are producing green fodder.

b)        Should not have been benefited earlier under this scheme by any Govt./Semi Govt. Agency.

However the milk pourer members of the nearby Dairy managed by Government/District Milk Union shall be preferred during selection process.

 

vi.               Grassland Development Including Grass Reserves:

            This is the scheme for improvement of degraded land as grassland and production of seasonal and perennial green fodder and forage grasses on Government land/Gochar land/Community land/Private land. Currently, Government of India has decided to implement this scheme in 5-10 hectare area of land. Individual farmers can also take up perennial fodder crops cultivation in their fields on 100% Central Assistance.                  

C.       Continuing Schemes (State Plan)

Technical Input Programme:    

i.                    Input  Distribution  & Productivity Enhancement Programme: This is a scheme for providing infrastructural facilities to Dairy Cooperative Societies (DCS), such as procurement and testing equipments, distribution of minerals, calcium, vitamin feed supplement and preventive medicines, distribution of hygiene kit for Clean Milk Production, organization of infertility, vaccination & deworming camps for dairy cattle and Mastitis control programme and other inputs distribution programme for milch cattle.

The farmers having milch cattle and are being benefitted by Dairy Cattle Development Programme through DCDC or are pourer members of the nearby Dairy managed by Government/District Milk Union/Jharkhand Dairy Project (JDP) shall be benefitted under this programme.

 

ii.                 Breed  Improvement  Programme   : To cover the 80% breedable cattle population of the State for providing artificial insemination services for improvement of less productive breed and also to provide other services like feed supplement and other inputs, deworming, vaccination and infertility-cum-health camp of milch cattle about 2600 Artificial Insemination Centres are required in the State. With a view to provide these services, 710 Dairy Cattle Development Centers (DCDC) have been established. Apart from this, establishment of 300 new Dairy Cattle Development Centers has been sanctioned and selection of suitable agency for establishment of 1000 Artificial Insemination is under process.

 

iii.               Feed and Fodder Development: This is a scheme to promote production of quality fodder (especially green fodder), sale of concentrate balance feed at subsidized rate, enrichment of dry fodder for milch cattle to get the desired level of productivity in the genetically improved milch cattle with an adequate feed base in terms of both quality & quantity.

The farmers having milch cattle and are being benefitted by Dairy Cattle Development Programme through DCDC or are pourer members of the nearby Dairy managed by Government/District Milk Union shall be benefitted under this programme.

Implementation of Grassland Development Scheme on private unproductive land, subsidy on establishment of cattle feed plant by small entrepreneurs, sale of Balanced Cattle Feed on subsidized rate, Fodder Seed cultivation and distribution by Government farm/progressive farmers for meeting the Fodder requirement of milch cattles under Feed & Fodder Development Scheme.

 

iv.               Training and Extension:   It is felt that the training of milk producers and the staff dealing with extension is paramount for success of the Dairy Development programmes. Therefore, it is proposed to train the milk producers, dairy personals and rural unemployed educated youths in the practice of high yielding dairy cattle management, modern techniques of dairy farming, milk testing and society management, clean and hygienic milk production, indigenous milk products manufacturing training, training of Gokul Gram Mitra. Apart from this strengthening of existing Farmers Training Centre,  workshop , seminar, milch cattle fair – cum - dairy development exhibition and other extension activities with intervention of new technologies and establishment of new Animal Resource Management Training Institute for advance training of paravet–cum resource person and refresher training of Dairy Technologist is proposed.

  

v.                  Regional & District Administration and Extension : To meet the expenses and infrastructural support for proper implementation of the Dairy Development Programme in the State, construction of  new building for District level offices in Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Giridih, Lohardaga and Ranchi Districts. Purchase of new vehicles for Directorate of Dairy Development, Regional level & District level Offices as well as administrative expenses for execution of the dairy development activities in the State and milch cattle fair - cum - dairy development exhibition at state level, division level & district level.

  

vi.               Consultancy Services: Scheme to pay the consultancy charges to prepare the suitable project proposal for concurrent & mid-term evaluation and feasibility studies of the different dairy development programmes implemented by the Department.

  

vii.             Milk Procurement, Processing & Marketing: This is a scheme to provide infrastructure for procurement and processing facilities with a view to provide proper marketing support to milk producers at remunerative price and subsidy for the selected Enterpreneures/Agencies for setting up of new Dairy farm/Milk Processing Plant on PPP Mode.

  

viii.          Gokul Gram Vikas Yojana: With a view to provide breeding services, milk procurement facilities and for storage of feed & fodder at village level in each cluster of 4-5 villages one Gokul Gram Vikas Kendra is proposed to be established.

The location for establishment of Gokul Gram Vikas Kendra shall be selected where Dairy Cattle Development Centres (DCDC) can be established and the location should be on identified milk route of the nearby Dairy.

The proposed Gokul Gram Vikas Kendra shall be established in Simdega, Khunti, East Singhbhum, Sraikela-Kharsawan, Pakur, Sahebganj, Garhwa, Palamau, Chatra, Koderma, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Godda, Ramgarh, Hazaribagh and Giridih.

  

ix.               Establishment of Multipurpose Sale Centers & milk vending units (for Milk & Milk Products): This is the scheme for setting up of milk booths & milk vending units in the urban area for sale of milk and milk products to the urban consumers. These booths will be constructed in the area of Jharkhand Dairy Project and for dairies under the control of District Milk Unions.

The milk booth shall be established in Ranchi, Gumla, Lohardaga, Latehar, Ramgarh, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Deoghar and Bokaro.

 

x.                  Khatal Rehabilitation Plan : Under this by the order of Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of W.P. (PIL)No. 149/2003 for rehabilitation of Khatals located in the Ranchi Municipal area a Rehabilitation Plan has been prepared for rehabilitation of 900 khatals have been prepared by the NABARD Consultancy Services (NABCONS).