Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
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Shri Parshottam Rupala launches AHIDF projects and felicitates entrepreneurs under AHIDF

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan congratulates the entrepreneurs for their contribution in dairy sector

AHIDF Conclave organised

Revamped AHIDF portal launched

Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Posted On: 14 JUL 2022 9:10PM by PIB Delhi

Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying launched Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) projects and felicitated entrepreneurs in the AHIDF conclave held in New Delhi today. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, MoS, FAHD graced the event with his presence.

Shri Rupala in his address highlighted the importance of the dairy and fisheries sector and congratulated the entrepreneurs for their contribution in the development of the sector and for generating employment for farmers and people in rural areas. He further said that there is a need to focus on livestock health including sustainable food systems for the livestock. Dr. Balyan congratulated the entrepreneurs and urged them to find innovative ways to reduce livestock feed cost.

Shri Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, DAHD highlighted the need to focus beyond poverty alleviation and increasing farmers income towards wealth creation in rural areas. He further said that AHIDF scheme is a major step in this direction. Dr. O. P. Chaudhary, JS, DAHD thanked NABARD and SIDBI for their continuous support to the sector. Shri Sivasubramanian Ramann , CMD SIDBI and Dr G.R. Chintala, Chairman , NABARD, Dr Praveen Malik , Animal Husbandry Commissioner were present in the event.

The conclave saw the launch of Credit Guarantee Online Portal, inauguration of five major plants setup with the support of AHIDF scheme, felicitation of Entrepreneurs/ lenders & Networking between all stakeholders and upcoming entrepreneurs. The one-day Conclave had various sessions followed by discussion by a group of highly esteemed panel members.

Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying organised the conclave in collaboration with Small Industries Development Bank of India and Industry Associations etc. The conclave aimed at ensuring the participants with best possible knowledge inputs related to the AHIDF Scheme and facilitation of various stakeholders. The conclave saw the participation of over 600 Entrepreneurs/ Stakeholders, Lenders/SLBC’s, Government Officials (State and Centre Government), Common Service Centers, Industry Associations/ farmers associations and Government organisations.

Felicitation of 75 entrepreneurs under AHIDF (Different categories/ FPO/Farmer/ Women) was done. Revamped Online Portal for AHIDF was launched apart from the following:

  1. Virtual inauguration of five plants.
  2. Felicitation of the top three lenders
  3. Felicitation of the top performing states
  4. Launch of AHIDF Operation Guidelines 2.0
  5. Launch of Online portal of Credit Guarantee
  6. Inauguration of booklet on  success stories
  7. Panel discussion with Audience 

Key Features of Portal:

  1. Revamped Portal in bilingual content
  2. Customized Dashboard with various analytics tools and advanced features like:
    1. TAT Analysis
    2. Pendency Analysis
    3. Employment Analysis
    4. Side by Side Comparison of two parameters
    5. Year wise application Analysis
    6. Disbursement Analysis
    7. Pendency with Banks
    8. Impact on Sector
  3. Tutorial Videos of handholding applicants
  4. Integration with Google Map for GIS location of project site
  5. Integration with CIBIL which would be very useful for lenders
  6. Integration with CGTMSE portal for Credit Guarantee Coverage
  7. Development of Online claim generation module
  8. AHIDF Portal Helpdesk




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