ASSAM MILK, MEAT & EGG MISSION SOCIETY (AMMEMS-CMSGUY)
A mega mission, the Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) has beeen launched during 2016-17 for the overall development of the rural areas of the state and to double the farm income in Assam by 2021-22 coinciding with 75 years of India’s Independence. The Assam Milk, Meat and Egg Mission is an important project under this, to be undertaken by the Directorate of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary. It will be supervised by the Assam Milk, Meat and Egg Society for Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana’ also referred as Assam Milk, Meat & Egg Mission society (AMMEMS-CMSGUY).
RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT FUND (RIDF)
It is a NABARD’s fund to state Government as loan for development of rural infrastructure. The department has availed this fund for reconstruction of veterinary dispensary and veterinary sub centres with dilapidated condition as these were built during 60s and 70s. the construction of Officers Training Institute (OTI) at Khanapara under RIDF has emerged as remarkable assets for the department to impart training to officers of the department as well as as otjher departments of the state besides holding seminar, workshop etc. Animal husbandry & Veterinary Department has been implementing various RIDF projects funded by NABARD viz-RIDF-XV, RIDF-XVI, RIDF-XVIII, RIDF-XX & RIDF-XXI.
ASSAM PROJECT ON AGRI-BUSINESS AND RURAL TRANSFORMATION (APART)
(A World Bank Funded Project)
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Component
The Government of Assam through Government of India has applied for a credit of US$200 million from the International Development Association (IDA) (a wing of the World Bank group), for implementation of the Assam Project on Agribusiness and Rural Transformation (APART), which is currently under preparatory stage.
Project Development Objective (PDO): “To add value and improve resilience of selected agriculture value chains, focusing on smallholder farmers and agro-entrepreneurs in targeted districts of Assam”.
The project would achieve the PDO by:
The project broadly focuses on two components:
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