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National Livestock Mission

National Livestock Mission is an initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare. The mission, which commenced from 2014-15, has the objective of sustainable development of the livestock sector.  
 
NABARD is the subsidy channelizing agency under Entrepreneurship Development & Employment Generation (EDEG) component of National Livestock Mission. This includes:
 
  • Poultry Venture Capital Fund (PVCF)
  • Integrated Development of Small Ruminants and Rabbit (IDSRR)
  • Pig Development (PD)
  • Salvaging and Rearing of Male Buffalo Calves (SRMBC)  
 
Who can benefit from the scheme? 
 
  • Farmers, Individuals Entrepreneurs, NGOs, Companies, Cooperatives, groups of organized and unorganized sector which include Self- Help Groups (SHGs) and Joint Liability Groups (JLGs)
Eligible financial institutions 
 
  • Commercial Banks
  • Regional Rural Banks
  • State Cooperative Banks
  • State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development Banks
  • Other institutions eligible for refinance from NABARD
Links for Downloads
 
Detailed guidelines are available on Govt. of India website www.dahd.nic.in