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Dairy Farmers are Getting 90% Loan with 30% Subsidy through This Government Scheme; Apply Till 30th June

Tooba Maher
Tooba Maher

Dairy Farmers Scheme:The 'Kamdhenu Yojana' was launched by the government with the aim of benefiting the tenants. Now the scheme is extended till 30 June. Department of Animal Husbandry officials said that this scheme will prove to be very beneficial for cattle rearers, cowherds, farmers and youth. The state government has started the 'Kamdhenu Yojana' with the objective of establishing dairies of indigenous bovine.

Objectives of Kamdhenu Yojana

1. The objective behind this scheme is to increase the immunity of the people so that people can be saved from diseases like corona. In this, up to 90% loan will be given to cattle owners and farmers.

2. If the cattlemen repay the loan in full, then they will be given a subsidy of up to 30%. Jaipur district administration has started an exercise so that cattlemen can take more advantage of this scheme.

It is to be noted that under Kamdhenu scheme, there will be 30 cows of the same breed with high milk potential. District Collector and District Gaupalan Samiti President Dr. Jogaram said that under the 'Kamdhenu Dairy Scheme', young men, women, willing cattlemen and farmers can plant dairy of indigenous improved cows according to the breeding policy of the Department of Animal Husbandry.

Candidates willing and eligible to apply dairy will have to apply in the prescribed form by 30 June 2020.

Dr. Jogaram informed that under the scheme, Kamdhenu dairies will be opened through selected candidates by the government in the financial year 2020-21 as per the breeding policy of the Department of Animal Husbandry in the district. This dairy will have 30 cows of the same breed with high milk potential.

What are the conditions to apply for Kamdhenu Yojana?

  • The beneficiary should have enough space to open dairy and at least one acre of land to produce green fodder.

  • The cost of this project has been fixed at about Rs. 36 lakhs. In this, the beneficiary will have to bear 10 percent amount by himself and 90 percent amount will be made available through bank loan.

  • 30 percent subsidy will also be given by the state government if the loan taken under the dairy scheme is repaid on time.

  • The beneficiary must have at least three years of experience in this field.

  • In addition, the dairy will be operated outside the restricted boundary area of the local body.

More information about the scheme and application forms can be obtained by downloading it from the department's website www.gopalan.rajasthan.gov.in.

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