GOVERNMENT OF JAMMU & KASHMIR

DEPARTMENT OF SHEEP HUSBANDRY JAMMU

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MR. ATAL DULLOO (IAS)

FINANCIAL COMMISSIONER

(ADDITIONAL CHIEF SECRETARY)

MR. KRISHAN LAL (JKAS)

 DIRECTOR

 

WELCOME TO SHEEP HUSBANDRY JAMMU

 

J&K State is ideally suited for rearing of sheep and goats owing to its agro-climatic and geo-physical conditions. The pastoral area of state lie both in sub-tropical zone of Jammu, temperate, sub-alpines and alpine areas of both Jammu and Kashmir divisions. Nature which has bestowed this state with high mountains to low hills and vast meadows, provide enormous scope and excellent atmosphere for sheep and goat rearing. The livestock industry plays vital role in the state economy, which has been major factor for adoption of sheep and goats rearing as a prime occupation by Gaddies, Bakerwals and also by rural masses of plain belts of Jammu.

 

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

 

To improve the production of wool and mutton both qualitatively and quantitatively so as to improve the socio- economic status of sheep rearing communities on one hand and to meet the demand of wool and mutton to maximum level on other hand by way of extensive cross breeding programme.

To study the problems of Sheep Husbandry Sector in respect of feeding, management & Disease control and to implement the programmes accordingly.

Provision of employment generation through Organized Sheep Farming
Improving fodder resources/ pasture development.