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Government Of Assam Hailakandi District

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary

  • Overview

    Animal husbandry is potentially one of the most important sectors of rapid socio- economic development of the State. Fast growth in this sector is essential not only to achieve higher productivity levels in livestock production but also for increase in rural house hold income. the main objectives of the department at present are to create gainful employment opportunities for unemployed youth and the under privilege of the state. the per capita availability and consumption rates of animal protein for human population of this region also needs to be boost up through successful implementation of different schemes. the govt. of Assam has earmarked five thrust areas in the livestock sector. out of these five thrust areas, the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department has taken up the following 3(three) areas while rest two has been undertaken by the dairy development department and Assam Livestock and Poultry Development Corporation (ALPDC). thrust area -i envisages artificial insemination to increase cross-bred cattle population as well as to increase milk production side by side fodder production to decrease the cost of milk production  while thrust area -ii for layer poultry farming to increase egg production and thrust area -iii for self-employment opportunities by goat farming  by small medium and large  farmers

     

    Objective

    To render veterinary services through which the department aimed to reduce the mortality rate among livestock and birds. to increase the production of meat, milk and eggs or in short boost up the protein production for human health. extension services to provide self-employment opportunities among unemployed youths through different types of farming. livestock sector

    Milk, Meat, Egg. Production (2017-18) as per field report.

    1. Milk production – 2,42,38,642 Liters.

    * As per 2012 census Total Human population in Hailakandi District – 6,59,296 Nos.

    * Milk requirement as per ICMR for man 208 ml/day/head on the basis, Milk requirement in Hailakandi  for one year = 5,00,53752 lit.

    Hence shortage (5,00,53,752 – 2,42,38,642) = 25815110 Ltrs.

    2. Meat production – 5,65,650 kg.

    * Meat requirement – 2kg/year/head on the basis, Meat requirement in Hailakandi for one year = 10,42,325 kg.

    Hence shortage of Meat = (10,42,325kg – 565650 kg) = 4,76,675  kg.

    3. Egg production – 2,15,27,611 Nos.

    Egg requirement = 300 Nos./year/head on the basis Egg requirement in Hailakandi for one year = 197788800-2,15,27611 Nos.

    Hence shortage (197788800 – 2,15,27611) = 17,62,61,189 Nos.

    Livestock population data (as per L.S. Census 2012)

     

    Cattle 1,61,514 nos.
    Buffalo 2,7,845 nos.
    Sheep 19427 nos.
    Goat 78028 nos.
    Pig 7037 nos.
    Poultry Backyeard Desi 317875 nos.
    Duck 120274 nos.

    Vety. Institution under Hailakandi District

    • State Veterinary Dispensary = 8 nos.
    • Block Veterinary Dispensary = 2 nos.
    • First Aid Centre = 1 no.
    • A.I.Sub Centre = 11 nos..
    • Regional A.I.Centre = 1 no.

     

     

    Address/Contact details

    O/O Of The District Veterinary Officer,Near Bata Point ,Hailakandi Town,P.O Hailakandi,PIN-788151