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Gokul Grams’ under Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  • IASbaba
  • December 16, 2022
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Agriculture
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Context: Funds have been set up for setting up of 16 “Gokul Grams”

  • Aim: Conservation and development of indigenous bovine breeds in a scientific and holistic manner.
  • By: The Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying

The Impact

  • Milk production in the country has increased from 146.31 Million Tonnes in 2014-15 to 220.78 Million in 2021-22 that is by 6.3% per annum during the last 8 years.
  • Value of output of milk is more than Rs.9.32 lakh crore during 2021-22 which is the highest on all agriculture products and is even more than the combined value of Paddy and Wheat.
  • Playing an important role in enhancing milk production and productivity of bovines to meet the growing demand of milk
  • Making dairying more remunerative to the rural farmers of the country.
  • Leading to multiplication of elite animals of indigenous breeds and increased availability of indigenous stock.

Source: PIB

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