Create one lakh jobs every year through animal husbandry and dairy development: CM Chouhan
Monday - March 1, 2021 11:03 pm , Category : BHOPAL
Role of animal husbandry should be increased to strengthen rural economy
CM Chouhan reviews Animal Husbandry and Dairy Department
Bhopal 01 March 2021: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the goals of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh should be achieved as per time-bound action plan. Rural economy should be strengthened through the Animal Husbandry and Dairy Department. An action plan to help establish enterprises of one lakh people in a year should be prepared and implemented. He said that Hike in dairy business, development of animal husbandry and increase in production and diversification have been taken up in the villages under the roadmap of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh.
Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the Animal Husbandry and Dairy Department in Mantralaya. Animal Husbandry, Social Justice and Disabled Welfare Minister Prem Singh Patel, Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, Agriculture Production Commissioner K.K. Singh, M.D. Madhya Pradesh Dugdha Sangh Shamimuddin, Additional Chief Secretary Animal Husbandry and Dairy J.N. Kansotia were present in the meeting.
Chief Minister Chouhan issued instructions that the production of chicken, eggs, goat and milk should be increased. In this work, the state should be made self-sufficient. Small self-employment oriented schemes, that are a source of income for poor families and can be implemented successfully should be developed. Schemes that have been in operation for many years should be reviewed and insignificant schemes should be closed. The present status of the implementation of these schemes should be presented to the state government.
Artificial insemination and gausevak
Chief Minister Chouhan instructed to achieve the target of breed improvement and milk production by increasing artificial insemination. He said that the gausevaks should be made more efficient by training them and providing them necessary equipment. It was informed that the target is to increase artificial insemination from 32 percent to 50 percent at present. In the year 2020-21, 1628 private artificial insemination workers have been trained. Private participation in this work is being encouraged.
Treatment of animal
Chief Minister Chouhan said that a campaign should be conducted to treat animals of various diseases they suffer from. Availability of veterinarians in veterinary hospitals should be ensured. Action should be taken against the veterinarians and staff who reach hospitals late, remain absent or are careless.
26 lakh doses of frozen semen have been produced. The target of 45 million frozen semen dosages will be achieved.
In the first phase, FMD vaccinations have been administered to about 253 lakh animals. The Bio Products Laboratory at Mhow that produces vaccines for 12 diseases of cattle will be upgraded and renewed.
It was informed that a product dairy project of 12 crore in Bhopal, cold storage project for storage of butter costing 5 crore in Indore and a milk plant project of 20 thousand litres capacity costing 3.5 crore in Rewa have been approved.
In the year 2019-20, 1004 gaushalas were sanctioned out of which construction of 963 gaushalas has been completed. The target is to construct 2365 gaushalas in the year 2020-21.
Dairy Technology Course
It was decided in the meeting that dairy technology courses will be started under Nana Ji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University. In the first phase, this course will begin at two places.
For the expansion of animal husbandry and dairy activities, only the Krishi Vigyan Kendras operated under the Department of Agriculture will be entrusted with the responsibility of curriculum and dairy development.
Farmer Credit Card to cattle farmers
Against the target of providing Kisan Credit Cards to three lakh cattle rearers under animal husbandry, 4 lakh applications have been submitted to banks. At present, 84 thousand farmer credit cards have been approved.
Artificial insemination of goats
Facility of artificial insemination of goats has been started on pilot basis in district Seoni.
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