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The scheme aims to provide necessary Animal Health care facilities and clinical aids to the livestock for control and containment of animal diseases through proper diagnosis, mass immunization and delivery of rational treatment.
For Animal Health Care scheme, 9(nine) District Veterinary Hospitals are being constructed under NLCPR with the funding Pattern of 90:10 percent between Central and State Share.
The Scheme aims to provide services for improvement of local cattle and buffalo in terms of breed quality and performance by adopting crossbreeding/ upgradation programme through implementation of artificial insemination as well as distribution of bulls for natural breeding.
The Department has 3(three) Liquid Nitrogen Plants 1(one) at Kakching and other 2(two) at Porompat with 10 liters production capacities per hour per each plant with 2 Frozen Semen Depots located at Churachandpur and Senapati. 81 nos. A.I. Centres are carrying out artificial insemination to cows for improvement of local cattle under crossbreeding programme. Apart from these centres, the artificial insemination is also carried out by 174 nos. veterinary hospital ,Vety. Dispensaries and Vety. Aid Centres. The Department has also 1 Cattle breeding farm at Turibari and 1 Buffalo breeding farm at Wabagai for production of breeding bulls. Public awareness campaigns will be conducted in the villages where the A.I. work has not yet become popular and in selected villages Heat Synchronization & simultaneous programme for inducing group breeding will be taken up to facilitate insemination of local cows. Identification of elite crossbred cows will be carried out and their bull calves shall be tagged for using in natural breeding in the remote areas where implementation of A.I. work is not convenient.
The Scheme aims to promote the backyard poultry farming among the people by introducing the low input technology poultry birds for increasing the production of eggs and poultry meat in the State.
Poultry is an important sector of Animal Husbandry. Though poultry development in the country has taken a quantum leap in the last three decades, the growth has been mainly restricted to commercial poultry. Rural backyard poultry, though still contributing nearly 30% to the national egg production, is the most neglected one. This is, in spite of the fact that the poultry eggs and meat produced from backyard poultry farming fetch a much higher price than that from commercial poultry. Most of the poultry products and eggs are consumed in urban and semi urban areas and the rural consumption is quite low.
Backyard poultry requiring hardly any infrastructure set-up is a potent tool for upliftment of poorest of the poor. Besides income generation, Rural backyard poultry provides nutrition supplementation in the form of valuable animal protein and empowers women. It has also been noticed that the demand for rural backyard poultry is quite high in tribal areas.
The scheme aims to produce piglets of high yielding variety and supply to the private breeders and farmers.
The 2(two) District Piggery Farms are located at Torbung, Churachandpur District and Tarungpokpi, Bishnupur District.The large demand for improved/cross bred piglets of the farmers could not be met by the State’s present 2(two) District Piggery Farms. At present the Department is supplying improved Piglets to the needy farmers at subsidized rates. In view of the mass consumption of pork in the state and its huge demand, the Department is giving priority to Piggery development.
The scheme aims to preserve Manipuri Pony and to rejuvenate its population in its home tract by adopting in-situ breeding practices and also to develop Mithun production in the hills.
The scheme is having the following three components viz.
The objective of the scheme is to produce and supply computed concentrate feeds of different livestock and birds to the farmers for enhancing the availability of livestock feeds in the State.
The State is having a small Feed Mixing Plant for production of computed livestock feed at the tune of 1,500 M.T. annually.
The scheme aims at development of Human Resources for successful implementation of various animal husbandry schemes and promotion of livestock and poultry production in the State.
The Extension, Education and Training are quite indispensable for successful implementation of various schemes of Animal Husbandry. The main features of the scheme are
The scheme aims at strengthening of administrative office including district level and sub-divisional level offices.
The present organizational set up of the Animal Husbandry and Dairying are 1- Directorate Head office, 9 - District level offices, 3 – Sub divisional offices with 2- State level offices for cattle & Buffalo Development and Dairy Development.
The main objective of the scheme is to give support to the Public sector Enterprises and local bodies and individual BPL farmers to take up schemes for development of livestock production in Manipur.
Many private organizations/ local bodies are coming up to implement various schemes for development of livestock and poultry in Manipur. The State Government also set up one government undertaking body namely Manipur Livestock Development Board and some Autonomous Co-operative bodies like Milk Producers Co-operative Union, Piggery Co-operative Federation and Poultry Co-operative Federation etc. During the last 3(three) years, grant in aid was extended to the Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association, Imphal which is running a Horse Breeding Farm at Lamphelpat for preserving the Manipuri Ponies and save it from the verge of extinction. It is felt necessary to extend further assistance to the above association for continuing the maintenance of their Pony breeding farm. Other private Pony breeders will also be covered.
The main objectives of the scheme is to make available clear, disease free and wholesome milk and milk products to the public consumers in abundance. It also aims to increase milk production of the State by streamlining marketing of milk by the milk producers through organization of co-operative societies and self-help groups.
The Dairy Development is an importation sector not only for creation of facilities to supply clear and wholesome milk and milk products to the public consumers but also to increase the milk production of the State by organizing various self-help groups and co-operative societies. The scheme is having three important components viz.
The ASCAD aims strategic control prevention and eradication of different economically important disese of livestock and poultry birds viz. Black quarter, Hemorrhagic Septicemia and Food & Mouth Disease of Cattle & Buffalo, Swine Fever of Pigs. New Castle Disease, Fowl Pox cholera & Gumboro disease of Poultry etc. The scheme is having the following six components.
Under ASCAD, vaccination against aforementioned deadly disease were performed.
The scheme aims to establish and strengthen the State Veterinary Council for regulating services of Veterinary practioners and also to safeguard the ethics of Veterinary profession with the registration of the names of all Veterinary doctors of the State. The Manipur State Veterinary Council was established in the year 1986-97. Since then the Council is functioning very smoothly till today with regular performance of Election and deputation of nominees as per Acts and Rules of Veterinary Council of India.
The main objective of the scheme is to estimate production of major livestock products such as eggs, milk, meat, wool etc. and its main feature envisage organization of surveys for collection of information /at a relation to the productions of livestock from randomly selected villages. the surveys are conducted seasonally by dividing a year into the following three seasons viz. (i). Summer Season contains four months from March to June, (ii). rainy Season containing four months from July to October and (iii). Winter Season containing four months from December to February. On the basis of information/data collected, estimated seasonal production report of major livestock product eg. eggs, meat, milk etc. of the State is published within one month of completing the survey for each season and finally the Annual production report of the State is published. The scheme supplies very vital statistical data of the State for using in formulation of various development projects.