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SCHEMES

Schemes being implemented by Sheep Husbandry Department, Jammu:

 

Under Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS):

1.       National Livestock Health And Disease Control Programme (NLH&DCP):

a.       Assistance to States for Control of Animal Diseases (ASCAD):

Vaccination against economically important diseases viz. FMD, Sheep Pox, Clostridial infections is taken up under the scheme. Apart from this, strengthening of Disease Investigation Laboratory, Surveillance and monitoring of diseases and Awareness programmes are also taken up under the scheme.

b.       Peste des Petits Ruminants Control Programme (PPR-CP): Vaccination against Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is taken up under this scheme which is an important disease of sheep and goats.

 

c.       Establishment and Strengthening of Veterinary Hospitals & Dispensaries (ESVHD).

Establishment of new hospitals and dispensaries of the Department is taken up under the scheme for strengthening the infrastructure for providing proper and timely health care to the sheep and goat population.

2.       Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY):

a.       Under RKVY, establishment of 25 Ewes/Does units on participatory mode under RKVY wherein 25 ewes/ does are provided to the beneficiary and 5 ewes/ does are retrieved 3rd year onwards for 5 consecutive years.

b.      Establishment of 10 Ewes/Does units on participatory mode under RKVY wherein 10 ewes/ does are provided to the beneficiary and 2 ewes/ does are retrieved 3rd year onwards f or 5 consecutive years.

3.       ATMA scheme under National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET) Sub Mission on Agriculture Extension (SMAE) different extension activities like Kisan Goshties, organizing demonstration camps and exposure visit of Farmers/breeders are conducted  in every district.

4.       Under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF)

Hospitals, dispensaries and other departmental buildings are constructed under the scheme with financial assistance from NABARD as loan with funding pattern of 95:5 (NABARD Loan: State Share)

 

5.       Under State Sector Schemes:

a.       Mini Sheep Farm (50 Ewes unit) are established in different Districts of Jammu Division, where backend subsidy of Rs. 0.60 lac shall be provided  by the Department to each beneficiary with total unit cost of Rs. 2.378 lacs.

b.      Genetic improvement / construction of existing Labs.

c.       Strengthening of Govt. Farms by way of Land Development.

d.      Improvement of Goat in Pvt. Sector for Mutton & Milch.

e.      IT intervention

 

VARIOUS  EMPLOYMENT GENERATION SCHEMES BEING IMPLEMENTED BY THE SHEEP HUSBANDRY  DEPARTMENT

 

A.    State Sector Mini Sheep Farm Scheme (50 Ewes+ 2 Rams)

 

Particulars

Description

Sponsored by

State Government

Description

·         Establishment of credit linked Mini Sheep Farms of 50 Ewes and 2 Rams at cost of Rs. 2.38 lacs for unemployed youth of State.

·         Margin Money of Rs. 0.38 lacs to be borne by beneficiary.

·         Rs. 2.00 lacs credit through J&K Bank

·         Back end subsidy of Rs. 0.60 lacs to be paid by Sheep Husbandry Department to concerned branch of J&K Bank.

·         Subsidy component is released  only after sanction by the bank and establishment of the unit.

·         Employment Generation for two persons on establishment of  the unit.

Beneficiaries

Small marginal farmers, Agriculture labourers, entrepreneurs and unemployed youth of State.

Benefit type

Rs. 0.60 lacs back end subsidy

Eligibility criteria

·         Possession of minimum wherewithal viz. land, grazing rights, etc.

·         Experience/ knowledge of trade

·         Willingness to undergo mandatory training in management, recordkeeping etc.

·         Willingness to invest margin money.

How to avail

·         Interested beneficiaries to apply to concerned District Sheep Husbandry Officers.

·         Selection of beneficiaries by committee under Chairmanship of Additional District Development Commissioner and other members viz. Cluster Head of J&K bank in the district and DSHO.

 

 

Establishment of 25 Ewes/Does units on participatory mode -Centrally Sponsored Scheme– Rashtrya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY)

 

Particulars

Description

Sponsored by

Government of India (CSS)

Description

·         Establishment of Sheep and Goat units of 25 ewes and 1 ram or 25 does + 1 buck for unemployed youth of Jammu division.

·         Unit to be provided on loan under participatory mode, wherein from third year onwards, 5 Ewes/ Does shall be retrieved from the beneficiary for subsequent 5 years.

·         Retrieved livestock shall be utilized for establishment of further units.

·         Employment Generation for one person on establishment of the  unit.

Beneficiaries

Small marginal farmers/ unemployed youth of State.

Benefit type

25 Ewes/ Does to be provided to beneficiaries on loan which shall be retrieved from beneficiaries in subsequent years.

Eligibility criteria

·         Possession of minimum wherewithal viz. land, grazing rights, etc.

·         Experience/ knowledge of trade

·         Willingness for retrieval of livestock in 5 years starting from 3rd year onwards on affidavit duly attested by First Class Magistrate.

How to avail

·         Interested beneficiaries to apply to concerned District Sheep Husbandry Officers.

·         Selection by DSHOs, SDOs and VAS of concerned areas through PRIs.

 

B.     Establishment of 10 Ewes/Does units on participatory mode  - Centrally Sponsored Scheme – Rashtrya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY)

 

Particulars

Description

Sponsored by

Government of India (CSS)

Description

·         Establishment of Sheep and Goat units of 10 ewes and 1 ram or 10 does + 1 buck for unemployed youth of Jammu division.

·         Unit to be provided on loan under participatory mode, wherein from third year onwards, 2 Ewes/ Does shall be retrieved from the beneficiary for subsequent 5 years.

·         Retrieved livestock shall be utilized for establishment of further units.

·         Employment Generation for one person on establishment of the unit.

Beneficiaries

Small marginal farmers/ unemployed youth of State.

Benefit type

10 Ewes/ Does to be provided to beneficiaries on loan which shall be retrieved from beneficiaries in subsequent years.

Eligibility criteria

·         Possession of minimum wherewithal viz. land, grazing rights, etc.

·         Experience/ knowledge of trade

·         Willingness for retrieval of livestock in 5 years starting from 3rd year onwards on affidavit duly attested by First Class Magistrate.

How to avail

·         Interested beneficiaries to apply to concerned District Sheep Husbandry Officers.

·         Selection by DSHOs , SDOs and VASs of concerned areas through PRIs.