Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  • IASbaba
  • February 4, 2023
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In News: The scheme will continue till 2025-26 with an allocation of Rs.2400 crore.

About Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  • The “Rashtriya Gokul Mission” aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner.
  • The potential to enhance the productivity of the indigenous breeds of India through professional farm management and superior nutrition is immense, for this it is essential to promote conservation and development of indigenous breeds.
  • The Rashtriya Gokul Mission is a focussed project under National Programme for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development.
  • The Mission will be implemented with the objectives to:
    • Development and conservation of indigenous breeds
    • Undertake breed improvement programme for indigenous cattle breeds so as to improve the genetic makeup and increase the stock;
    • Enhance milk production and productivity;
    • Upgrade nondescript cattle using elite indigenous breeds like Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Deoni, Tharparkar, Red Sindhi
    • Distribute disease-free high genetic merit bulls for natural service.

News Source: PIB


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