Apart from being a good source of employment in rural areas, cow-buffalo rearing is also the main source of income for the farmers, farmers get more income from animal husbandry than farming.
Seeing the importance of animal husbandry, the government is running several schemes to promote animal husbandry in rural areas, under which huge grants are being given to interested persons to buy milch animals.
Apply like this
In this episode, the Government of Madhya Pradesh ,Chief Minister the milker Cow supply Program, modifying the ,Chief Minister the milker Animal supply Program, as implemented.
In the scheme, now apart from milch cow, grant will also be given to the beneficiary to buy buffalo.
Along with this, the grant given for buying cow-buffalo has also been increased.
How much grant will be given?
Madhya Pradesh’s Animal Husbandry and Dairy Minister Mr. Premsingh Patel has said that under the scheme, two milch cattle cows/buffaloes will be given per animal owner.
90 percent government grant will be given in the program and the beneficiary will have to pay only 10 percent amount.
All the animals purchased will also be insured under the scheme.
Milk routes and milk committees will be formed by Madhya Pradesh Milk Federation and Animal Husbandry Department.
Along with this, the benefit of the program will now be given to Saharia and Bharia along with the special backward tribe Baiga.
In view of the weak economic condition of these tribes, the amount of beneficiary contribution has been reduced from 25 percent to 10 percent.
You have to pay only this much money
Under the scheme, a cost of Rs 1 lakh 89 thousand 250 will be incurred for cow supply, on which a government grant of Rs 1 lakh 70 thousand 325 will be given.
Due to which the beneficiary will have to pay only Rs 18 thousand 925.
Whereas for buffalo by the government An amount of Rs 2 lakh 43 thousand has been fixed.
On which a government grant of Rs 2 lakh 18 thousand 700 will be given to the beneficiary on behalf of the government.
Due to which the beneficiary will get a contribution of only Rs 24 thousand 300.
The government has set a target of supplying 750-750 cows and buffaloes for the financial years 2022-23 and 2023-24.
A provision of Rs 29 crore 18 lakh has been made for this.
Where to apply?
Special backward tribes under Chief Minister’s Dairy Cattle Supply Program Scheme Baiga For 6 districts Dindori, Umaria, Shahdol, Anuppur, Mandla and Balaghat, bhariya for Chhindwara and Sahariya Programs are being run for the tribals in Gwalior, Datia, Shivpuri, Guna, Ashoknagar, Sheopurkala, Morena and Bhind districts.
The beneficiary will have to submit the application in the prescribed form to his nearest veterinary institution or milk cooperative society.
After selection, the beneficiaries will be given introductory tour along with animal husbandry, animal feeding and animal management training.
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