Rashtriya Gokul Mission
Rashtriya Gokul Mission
The scheme is also continued under the umbrella scheme Rashtriya Pashudhan Vikas Yojna from 2021 to 2026 with a budget outlay of Rs.2400 crore.
a) To enhance the productivity of bovines and increase milk production in a sustainable manner using advanced technologies.
b) To propagate the use of high genetic merit bulls for breeding purposes.
c) To enhance Artificial insemination coverage through strengthening the breeding network and delivery of Artificial insemination services at farmers’ doorstep.
d) To promote indigenous cattle & buffalo rearing and conservation in a scientific and holistic manner.
Funding Pattern of Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM)
All the components of the Scheme will be implemented on a 100% grant-in-aid basis except the components of:
i) accelerated breed improvement program under the component subsidy of Rs 5000 per IVF pregnancy will be made available to participating farmers as GoI share;
ii) promoting sex-sorted semen under the component subsidy of upto 50% of the cost of sex-sorted semen will be made available to participating farmers and
iii) establishment of a breed multiplication farm under the component subsidy of up to 50% of the capital cost maximum of up to Rs.2.00 crore of the project will be made available to entrepreneurs.
Components of Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM)
🔰 1. Availability of High genetic Merit Germplasm:
a. Bull Production Programme
- Progeny Testing
- Pedigree Selection
- Genomic Selection
- Import of Germplasm
b. Support to semen stations: Strengthening of existing semen stations.
c. Implementation of IVF Technology
- IVF Laboratories
- Implementation of In Vitro Embryo Production Technology
- Implementation of IVF technology for getting assured pregnancy
d. Breed Multiplication Farms
🔰 2. Extension of Artificial Insemination Network
a. Establishment of MAITRIs (Multi-Purpose AI Technicians in Rural India)
b. Nationwide AI program
c. Using sex-sorted semen for getting assured pregnancy
d. Implementation of National Digital Livestock Mission (Livestock)
🔰 3. Development and Conservation of indigenous Breeds
a. Assistance to Gaushalas, Gosadans, and Pinjarapoles
b. Administrative expenditure/ operation of Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog
🔰 4. Skill Development
🔰 5. Farmer’s Awareness
🔰 6. Research Development and Innovation in Bovine Breeding
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