1) Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF)
Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) is a flagship scheme under the department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, whereby INR 15,000 cr. fund has been setup to offer financial support to investors.
The benefits available are: 

  • 1. 3% interest subvention on loans
  • 2. 2-year moratorium with 6-year repayment period
  • 3. INR 750 Cr credit guarantee

Coverage of the scheme includes investment in - 

  • 1. Dairy processing infrastructure 
  • 2. Value added product manufacturing 
  • 3. Cattle feed plant setup

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2) Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF)
Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund has been set up with a corpus of Rs. 8,004 crores with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
The Scheme envisages providing loan assistance to State Dairy Federations, District Milk Unions, Milk Producers Companies, Multi State Cooperatives and NDDB subsidiaries across the country who are termed as Eligible End Borrowers (EEBs).
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3) National Livestock Mission (NLM)
The focus of the scheme is on entrepreneurship development and breed improvement in poultry, sheep, goat and piggery including feed and fodder development. The scheme is implemented with the following three Sub-Missions:

  • 1. Sub-Mission on Breed Development of Livestock & Poultry
  • 2. Sub-Mission on Feed and Fodder development
  • 3. Sub-Mission on Extension and Innovation

Beneficiaries of the Scheme-

  • 1. Individual / SHGs / FPOs / FCOs / JLGs and Section 8 companies

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4) Rashtriya Gokul Mission
Under this scheme, breed improvement activity is supported through support to semen production facilities, bull production programme and breed multiplication farms. 50% capital subsidy is made available to entrepreneurs directly for breed multiplication farms for production and supply of high genetic merit heifers to farmers.
The extension of artificial insemination coverage is undertaken primarily through incentives for AI technicians and promoting usage of sex sorted semen. Further, the scheme focuses on making available reproductive technologies at farmers’ doorstep at affordable price.
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5) Supporting Dairy Cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organizations engaged in dairy activities
The scheme is being implemented by National Dairy Development Board. A corpus of Rs. 300 crore is kept in perpetuity with National Dairy Development Board to be used for providing soft loans for working capital to enable Cooperative Societies and farmer producer organizations engaged in dairy activities to provide a stable market access to farmers.

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6) Rashtriya Gokul Mission
The NPDD scheme aims to enhance quality of milk and milk products and increase share of organized milk procurement.
The scheme focuses towards creating/strengthening of infrastructure for quality milk testing equipment as well as primary chilling facilities for State Cooperative Dairy Federations/ District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union /SHG run private dairy/Milk Producer Companies/Farmer Producer Organizations. The scheme will be implemented across the country for the period of five year from 2021-22 to 2025-26.
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