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Livestock Development Programme In Sodic Land District Of State (UPSLR-III)

Project Name Establishing Agency No. Of Centres No. Of Districts No. Of Revenue Villages Covered Artificial Insemination Performed Confirmed Pregnancies Calves Born
Livestock Development Programme In Sodic Land District Of State (UPSLR-III) Uttar Pradesh Bhumi Sudhar Nigam 100 26 1829 111925 52633 47859

During the year 2012, 100 Livestock Development Centers were established in 26 districts as per MoU with Uttar Pradesh Bhumi Sudhar Nigam (UPBSN), a leading implementing Govt. agency for the UP Sodic Lands Reclamation III Project (UPSLR-III) with the financial assistance from the World Bank . The objective was to improve livelihood of farmers through breed improvement of dairy animals in project area. Thus, a sustainable system of breed improvement for milch cattle & buffalos was developed for effective delivery of artificial insemination services .

The project period was for four years till Dec 2015. However, looking at the benefits of the project, it was further extended till Nov 2018. A corpus fund is being created which will help to continue operation of centers during post project period. During the year 2019-20, 111925 AI were performed, 52633 animals conceived and 47859 calves were born. Work ratio in cattle is to buffalo is 39:61.

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