Assistance for Modernisation of Slaughter Houses and Carcass Utilization Plants


Objectives of the Scheme

(a) Modernization of Slaughter Houses

  1. To supply hygienic meat for domestic and export market
  2. To reduce environmental pollution
  3. To reduce bird-hit menace to air-crafts

(b) Establishment of Carcass Utilization Centre

  1. To fully utilize animal by-products of fallen animals and waste from slaughter houses.
  2. To reduce environmental Pollution

Implementing Agency: State Governments/ Directorates of Animal Husbandry/ Municipal Corporations/ Local Bodies/ Livestock Corporations

Target Group/Beneficiaries:   It is not a beneficiary oriented scheme.

Pattern of Financial Assistance

(a) Modernization of Slaughter houses

50% of the project cost from GOI and 50% from the State.

(b) Establishment of Carcass Utilization Centers

100% grants-in-aid to meet capital expenditure for building, plant & machinery and effluent treatment plant. Only 50% grant is provided for electricity, water fencing boundary, essential housing etc. by the GOI and remaining from State Govt.

Year when the scheme started     1988-89

Year Outlay(Rs. lakhs)
2002-03 600.00
2003-04 400.00


Eligibility Conditions

For Modernization of Slaughter houses and Establishment of Carcass utilization plants by State Government/ Corporation/ Municipal Corporations etc. But this Scheme has been approved till 2003-04 and no new projects are being considered w.e.f. 2002-03.

Physical Targets  As this scheme is development oriented, no physical targets have been set.

Procedure for applying

Not applicable as this Scheme is approved only till 2003-04 and no new projects are being considered w.e.f. 2002-03.


5 projects under modernization of slaughter-houses and 13 projects under establishment of carcass utilization plants have been completed.

For Further details contact
Assistant Commissioner, I/c Meat Unit,
Room No. 406, B-Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi-110001.
Telephone (O)23388911/5033