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Government Of Assam Animal Husbandry & Veterinary

Projects under state schemes


    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).


    • To make Assam self-sufficient in milk production
    • Development of dairies
    • To make the state surplus in pig production with an objective to export to other states
    • To compensate the supply of goats (or chevon/ goat meat) required for the state
    • Minimize the gap between demand and production of eggs in the state
    • Capacity building for income and employment generation



    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.



     (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:

    • Promoting investments in agri-enterprises, reducing the business and transaction costs, facilitating access to finance for agribusiness entrepreneurs, and, where appropriate, push for process, regulatory and/or policy change;
    • Supporting the development of a modern supply chain; improved information communication technologies (ICT) based farm information and intelligence services, and alternative marketing channels; and Improving producer’s access to knowledge, technologies and infrastructure so that they are able to respond to market opportunities and climate variability.          
    • Project Beneficiaries: Farmers, farmer producer organizations, and entrepreneurs especially in the MSME segment in the targeted districts.
    • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):
    • Number of beneficiaries with improved resilience
    • Number of new agri-enterprises established
    • Number of jobs created by targeted agri-enterprises, including for women (percent)
    • Increase in value of marketed output at the farmer level
    • Direct project beneficiaries (number), of which female (percentage).
    • APART Districts: 1.Kokrajhar, 2.Goalpara, 3.Dhubri, 4.Barpeta, 5.Nalbari, 6.Kamrup, 7.Nagaon, 8.Morigaon, 9.Karbi Anglong, 10. Cachar, 11. Darrang, 12.Sonitpur, 13.Lakhimpur, 14.Golaghat, 15.Jorhat, 16.Sivsagar.

    The project broadly focuses on two components:

    1. PORK  VALUE CHAIN (PVC) :To be implemented by AHVD
    2. MILK VALUE CHAIN (MVC)  Interventions by AHVD in the Cross Cutting areas under Formal Dairy Sector(by West Assam Milk Union Limited (WAMUL) and Informal Dairy Sector  by Dairy Development Department (DDD)



    Special Officer (Planning) 
    Directorate of A.H. & Veterinary Dept.
    Chenikuthi, Guwahati-3