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50% Subsidy for Dairy Farmers Announced by Yogi Government, Selection Criterion

The Nandini Krishak Samriddhi Yojana, a program introduced by the Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, is a key component of the Nand Baba Mission.

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The Scheme Aims to Improve the Breed of Cows in Order to Enhance Milk Production and Raise the Income of Dairy Farmers. (Image Courtesy- Canva)
The Scheme Aims to Improve the Breed of Cows in Order to Enhance Milk Production and Raise the Income of Dairy Farmers. (Image Courtesy- Canva)

The Yogi government of Uttar Pradesh has announced the launch of Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana in August 2023. Under this scheme, the Yogi government will provide 25 indigenous improved breeds of cows to the farmers and cattle rearers of the state for opening dairies.

Under this scheme, the cost of setting up a unit of 25 milch cows was estimated at Rs 62,50,000/-. In such a situation, the Yogi government will give a grant of 50% of the total expenditure i.e., a maximum of Rs 31,25,000/- to the beneficiary.

Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana has been announced by the Uttar Pradesh government under the Nand Baba Milk Mission to increase the income of the farmers of the state, make them self-reliant, and increase their inclination towards indigenous breeds of cows.

Along with this, the Progressive Animal Husbandry Promotion Scheme and Chief Minister Swadeshi Cow Promotion Scheme will also be started under the Nand Baba Milk Mission.

To accelerate milk production in the state, through Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana or Nandani Krishak Bima Yojana, the income of farmers will be increased by providing 25 cows of indigenous breeds like Gir from Gujarat, Sahiwal from Punjab, and Tharpark from Rajasthan.

Farmers who are permanent residents of Uttar Pradesh will be provided micro-loans and good breeds of cows from the cooperative society under this scheme. The cattle rearer will be given a good rate of milk. This will also promote indigenous breeds and this scheme will prove to be a milestone in economically strengthening the farmers and cattle rearers through artificial insemination programs and bringing white revolution in the field of milk production.

If you want to apply for Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana and avail its benefits, then information for the same is given below.

Apart from this, you can get information about all the government schemes of the Central Government or State Government on yojanasarkar.in

Dairy Farm Subsidy in Uttar Pradesh Benefits

  1. The benefit of Uttar Pradesh Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana will be given only to the local cattle rearers and farmers of the state.

  2. The beneficiary will be provided 25 indigenous cows of improved breed from other states. For this, small loans and subsidies will be provided by the government.

  3. Farmers can increase their income by producing more milk from these cows.

  4. Under the scheme, milk from cattle farmers will also be purchased at a good price.

  5. The government will also conduct health checkups from time to time to solve the health related problems of these cows.

  6. Regular vaccination will also be done to prevent many diseases like lumpy virus.

  7. Animal farmers will become strong and self-reliant and the number of indigenous breeds of cows will increase in the state.

  8. Employment opportunities will increase in the state through Nandani Krishak Samriddhi Yojana.

  9. This scheme will encourage other people of the state to set up dairy.

  10. Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 1000/- crore has been sanctioned by the state government for the development of animal husbandry farmers.

Dairy Farm Subsidy in Uttar Pradesh Objectives

  1. To ensure the economic development of farmers, children, and women

  2. To encourage farmers to rear good breed animals

  3. To promote the dairy industry in the state

  4. Promoting native breeds and creating improved breeds

  5. To make animal husbandry economically prosperous

  6. To keep Uttar Pradesh as the leader in milk production by increasing milk production in the state.

Dairy Farm Subsidy in Uttar Pradesh Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicant must be a native of Uttar Pradesh state

  2. The Aadhaar card of the person applying should be linked to the bank account

  3. This benefit will be given only to registered farmers of Uttar Pradesh

  4. The beneficiary should have at least 3 years of cow rearing experience

  5. Ear tagging of cattle is mandatory

  6. To set up the unit, it is necessary to have 0.5 acre of land

  7. The beneficiary should have 1.5 acres of land for animal fodder

  8. The land may be his own (ancestral) or he may have taken it on lease for 7 years

  9. Beneficiaries of previously operated Kamdhenu, Mini Kamdhenu and Micro Kamdhenu schemes will not be able to avail the benefits of Yojana.

Dairy Farm Subsidy in Uttar Pradesh Documents Required

  1. Aadhar card

  2. Proof of original residence

  3. Land details

  4. Bank account details

  5. Mobile number

  6. Passport size photo

Dairy Farm Subsidy in Uttar Pradesh How to Apply

If you want to apply for Nandani Krishak Samridhi Yojana or Nandani Krishak Bima Yojana, then applications can be taken both online and offline.

Information about online applications has not come yet but offline applications for this scheme have been started.

Applications for this scheme were submitted to the office of the Chief Veterinary Officer or Chief Development Officer by September 27.

Beneficiaries were selected on September 30 and documents of selected beneficiaries will be verified by October 20.

If the number of applications is more, selection will be done through e-lottery by a committee headed by the Chief Development Officer.

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