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Himachal Pradesh

Uttam Pashu Puraskar Yojana

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Frequently Asked Questions
The scheme “Uttam Pashu Puraskar Yojana” was launched by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of Himachal Pradesh to provide incentives and encouragement to livestock Owners for rearing good quality high yielding animals.
Implementation Strategy:
  • Funds will be released to the Controlling Officers as per Physical Targets fixed for each district.
  • Under the scheme, cattle/buffaloes yielding more than 15 Kg or more per day as peak yield will be recorded.
  • Milk Recording will be done at the veterinary Hospital/Dispensaries of the Animal Husbandry Department.
  • The Milk Recording can be carried out at any time during the lactation period.
  • The prize will be admissible to a maximum of two animals per farmer.
  • The recording of milk production would be done by a committee consisting of:
o Veterinary Officer of the area.
o Veterinary Pharmacist/GPVA of the concerned institution area.
o Representative of the local body to be verified by the concerned Senior Veterinary Officer.
  • Milk production shall be recorded for four consecutive timings (Morning and Evening) and an average of three milkings would be counted for the calculation of the peak yield.
  • Detail of all eligible animals duly verified by the Senior Veterinary Officer will be submitted to the concerned deputy Director (AH/B) for distribution of Prizes money.
  • A cash prize of ₹1000/- per Cattle Buffaloes will be given to animals giving 15 liters or more milk per day. Prizes will be transferred to the bank account of the selected owners.
  • Male calves born to these high-yielding dams can be procured and reared at sperm stations.
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