CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SCHEMES
Rashtriya Gokul Mission-2014
Launched: 16 December 2014
Main Objective: To conserve and develop indigenous bovine breeds.
Rashtriya Gokul Mission aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner. It is a focussed project under National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development, with an outlay of Rs 500 crore during the 12th Five Year Plan.
ABOUT COMPLETE SCHEME
OBJECTIVE OF SCHEME
1. To undertake breed improvement programme for indigenous cattle breeds so as to improve the genetic makeup and increase the stock.
2. To enhance milk production and productivity of indigenous bovines.
3. To upgrade nondescript cattle using elite indigenous breeds like Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Deoni, Tharparkar, Red Sindhi.
4. To distribute disease free high genetic merit bulls of indigenous breeds for natural service