What We Do

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 channelising agency for following schemes, under Entrepreneurship Development & Employment Generation (EDEG) component of National Livestock Mission.

  • Poultry Venture Capital Fund (PVCF)
  • Integrated Development of Small Ruminants and Rabbit (IDSRR)
  • Pig Development (PD)
  • Salvaging and Rearing of Male Buffalo Calves (SRMBC)
  • Effective Animal Waste Management
  • Construction of Storage Facility for Feed and Fodder

List of Beneficiaries

  • Farmers, individual 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