POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD
The powers and functions of the Board are elaborated in RuIe-9 of the Rules of the Board, which in nut shall is
- To take steps to improve the genetic stock of animals in the State
- To take steps to preserve and multiply Murrah germplasni and also take adequate steps to export it
- To assist the department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying in developing and maintaining infrastructure or any other departmental activity, which the Board may think
SOURCE OF FUNDING
The Board receives grants, subsidies and financial assistance from the State Government, Central Government or any other source and it may raise loans from Banks/International bodies/any other financing agencies and generate funds by sale of semen/embryos or by providing/generating funds by sale of genetic material like frozen semen/embryos and live breeding animals and all such receipts shall be credited to the fund. In addition to this levy of fee on the export of animals and imposition of cess on the licensed capacity of a milk plant is also a source of income to the Board.