Uttarakhand authorities is aiming to artificially inseminate 50,000 animals in every of the 13 districts of the state underneath the second section of nationwide synthetic insemination scheme.
R Meenakshi Sundaram, secretary for animal husbandry on Monday stated the second section of the nationwide synthetic insemination scheme shall be performed from August 1 to Could 31 subsequent yr.
“Beneath this, a goal has been set to efficiently breed 50,000 animals in every district. Intercourse graded semen of native cow and buffalo shall be made accessible to the cattle rearers for Rs. 100,” the secretary advised reporters.
Sundaram added that the target of the scheme is to enhance the breed of the livestock and enhance the variety of animals of excessive genetic high quality, which in flip will assist in enhancing the livelihood of locals.
The second section of the nationwide synthetic insemination scheme shall be accessible freed from price in all of the villages, dairies and personal synthetic insemination centres.
“If the animal is just not in a position to conceive in a single time, then free synthetic insemination facility shall be offered for the second and third time additionally. For this course of, semen of all varieties of native and unique species of cows and buffaloes shall be accessible. Every animal shall be given an identification card like an Aadhaar which could have a marking of their identification tag and the small print shall be shared on a nationwide stage portal,” stated Sundaram.
As a part of the method, every synthetic insemination employee shall be paid Rs 50 for every conception and Rs 100 rupees on the delivery of an offspring. This yr the state authorities goals to impregnate three lakh animals from intercourse labeled semen of indigenous cow and buffaloes for which cattle rearers must pay Rs 100.