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Government Of Assam Animal Husbandry & Veterinary

National Livestock Mission

The National Livestock Mission (NLM) was launched in Assam in 2014-15 with the constitution of the State Level Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (SLMC), with the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Assam as Chairperson and Principal Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, AH & Veterinary Department as Member Secretary and Mission Director. District Livestock Mission Committees (DLMCs) were also constituted with the Deputy Commissioners as Chairmans and district-level veterinary officers of respective districts as Member Secretaries.

NLM has been formulated by subsuming and modifying of Seven Centrally Sponsored Schemes and Seven Central Schemes under Mission Module.

The Centrally Sponsored Schemes are:

  • Central Fodder Development Organisation
  • Central Sheep Breeding Farm
  • Central Poultry Development Organisation
  • Integrated Development of Small Ruminants and Rabbits
  • Piggery Development
  • Poultry Venture Capital Fund
  • Salvaging and Rearing of Male Buffalo Calves

The Central Schemes are:

  • Centrally Sponsored Fodder and Feed Development Scheme
  • Conservation of Threatened Breeds of Livestock
  • Poultry Development
  • Utilisation of Fallen Animals
  • Livestock Insurance
  • Establishment of Rural Slaughterhouses, including mobile slaughter plants
  • Modernisation of Rural Slaughterhouses

The 1st State Level Executive Committee (SLEC) meeting was held on 24 September 2014 under the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Assam cum Chairman, SLEC, NLM and proposals submitted from the A.H. & Veterinary amounting to Rs 1787.245 lakh (Rs 1377.77 lakh: Rs 259.82: Rs 149.65 lakh: as Central share: State share: Beneficiary share).

The first instalment of Fund amounting Rs 452.38 lakh was released from Govt. of India for 2014-15. The break-up of the fund and the Financial Pattern for livestock development activities under NLM as per Operational Guideline of NLM are:

S.N.HeadsTotal AmountTransfer and ExtensionPattern of AssistanceStatus
1Livestock InsuranceRs 363.03 lakhRs 200.00 lakh (CS): Rs 81.63 lakh (SS): Rs 81.40 lakh (BS)55% CS: 22.50% SS: 22.50% BSTo be executed by ALDA, Beneficiary listed NIT Advt. floated on 02.11.15 
2aPig Development in NER: Strengthening of State Base Pig Breeding FarmsRs 95.96 lakhRs 86.004 lakh (CS): Rs 9.556 lakh (SS)90% CS: 10% SSProcess undertaken for NIT floating etc as per operational guidelines of NLM
2bPig Development in NER: Strengthening of State Multiplication Pig FarmsRs 135.50 lakhRs 121.95 lakh (CS): Rs 13.55 lakh (SS)(90% CS: 10% SS)Process undertaken for NIT floating etc as per operational guidelines of NLM
3Skill Development, Technology (Information, Extension and communication support for Lifestock Extension)Rs 58.98 lakhRs 44.24 lakh (CS): Rs 14.74 lakh (SS)(75% CS: 25% SS)Process undertaken for NIT floating etc as per operational guidelines of NLM

The amount (Rs 452.38 lakh) has been credited to the State Exchequer and Administrative (A/A) issued vide letter no vide letter no. VFV.216/2014/Pt.IV/180 dated Dispur 02.09.2015

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