Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying

National Livestock Mission

Posted On: 14 DEC 2021 4:51PM by PIB Delhi

The National Livestock Mission (NLM) scheme is being implemented in the country since 2014. The scheme has been realigned during 2021-22. The salient features of realigned National Livestock Mission (NLM) scheme are employment generation, entrepreneurship development, increase in per animal productivity and thus targeting increased production of meat, goat milk, egg and wool. The objectives of the National Livestock Mission are:

  1. Employment generation through entrepreneurship development in small ruminant, poultry, piggery and Fodder sector.
  2. Increase of per animal productivity through breed improvement 3.Increase in production of meat, egg, goat milk, wool and fodder.

4.Increasing availability of fodder and feed to substantially reduce the demand – through strengthening the fodder seed supply chain and availability of certified fodder seeds.

5.Encouraging establishment of fodder processing units to reduce the demand supply gap 6.Promoting risk management measures including livestock insurance for farmers.

  7.Promoting applied research in prioritized areas of poultry, sheep, goat, feed and fodder

  1. Capacity building of state functionaries and livestock owners through strengthened extension machinery to provide quality extension service to farmers.
  2. Promoting skill-based training and dissemination of technologies for reducing cost of production and improving production of livestock sector.

The National Livestock Mission includes camel. Budgetary provision was made in the pre- revised NLM scheme; however no state/ UT availed benefits of the scheme.

Details of projects/ activities launched under the National Livestock Mission in Chhattisgarh is given in

Annexure I.

Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) is a central sector scheme and no state wise and UT wise allocation of funds is done for the scheme. The application is received online on and the entire process from application to disbursement of loan is through online portal. Total funds allocated under the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund in current year i.e., 2021-2022 is Rs 113.00 Crore and total funds utilized under the Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund in current year is Rs. 62.42 Crore till date.

In order to promote fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying, the Government is implementing the various schemes in the country as per details given below:


i)Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries ii)Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund’ (FIDF) iii)Extension of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) iv)PradhanMantriMatsyaSampadaYojana (PMMSY)

      Animal Husbandry and Dairying

  1. Rashtriya Gokul Mission
  2. National Programme for Dairy Development
  3. Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund
  4. Supporting Dairy Cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organizations engaged in dairy activities
  5. National Livestock Mission
  6. Livestock Health and Disease Control
  7. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund
  8. National Animal Disease Control Programme
  9. Livestock Census and Integrated Sample Survey


This information was given by The Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying

Shri. Parshottam Rupala in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.




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