Special Employment to Educated / Semi – educated Young men / women of rural areas through Dairy Development by Establishment of Mini Dairy Units

This scheme envisages setting up of mini dairy units which primarily aims at providing gainful self employment opportunities to unemployed educated / semi – educated young men / women, scheduled castes and backward classes of rural areas to retain them in rural premises so that they may not migrate to urban areas for seeking white collared jobs. This scheme is being implemented in the State since 1979 – 80. After completion of 11 days dairy training, the candidates are assisted in securing loans for setting up of their commercial / mini dairy units of 5/3 milch animals through various financial institutions / banks for the purchase of milch animals.

A subsidy @15% of the dairy animals cost per unit is provided to the beneficiaries in addition to 50% insurance premium (State share)

A SUM OF RS. 250.00 LAC HAS BEEN PROPOSED FOR THE ANNUAL PLAN OF 2010-11 AND TARGET OF 1500 DAIRY UNITS HAS BEEN LAID DOWN.

MINI DAIRY SCHEME

OBJECTIVES OF SCHEME

  1. To provide self-employment to the educated / uneducated unemployed men / women, widows of the all categories, ex-servicemen
  2. To raise socio-economic standard of weaker sections of the society
  3. To increase the production of milk at lower cost fulfilling the requirements of consumers in general and milk plants of the State in particular
  4. To meet the requirement of quality dairy products and balanced diet for all sections of society for adequate nutrition through clean milk production with modern scientific extension
  5. To gradually replace the poor quality animals with good quality animals

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Rural / urban unemployed men / women, widows and ex-servicemen of Haryana
  2. Working knowledge of Hindi / Urdu
  3. Between the age of 18 to 50 years (ex-servicemen up to 60 years)
  4. Successful dairy training imparted by the department or any other recognized institute
  5. Should have one / two / four acre of land for the unit of 5/10/20 milch animals respectively or shall furnish the security required by bank concerned in any other shape as per their terms & conditions
  6. He / she should have sufficient arrangement for growing green fodder for the milch animals

Area of Operation

The scheme is operative through out Haryana State. However, the dairy units will preferable be set up on the existing or proposed milk routes

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENT AND OTHER FACILITIES

For 5 Milch Animal Dairy Unit

Subsidy @ 15% of Unit Cost and 75% insurance premium would be available to the beneficiaries

For 3 Milch Animal Dairy Unit

Subsidy @ 15% of Unit Cost and 75% insurance premium would be available to the beneficiaries

For 3 Milch Animal (Scheduled Caste) Dairy Unit

Subsidy @ 25% of the Unit Cost and 100% in surance premium would be available to the beneficiaries

For 3 Milch Animal (Widow) Dairy Unit

Subsidy @ 15% of the Unit Cost and 75% of Insurance Premium

PROCEDURE FOR SPONSORING THE CASE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DAIRY UNIT

Beneficiaries should contact concerned Sub Divisional Animal Husbandry Officer for establishing dairy unit who will verify the applications of desirous persons and finding the applicant eligible shall forward the same to bank. After getting the clearance from bank, the beneficiary shall identify the animals yielding at least 10 Kg per day and will be purchased through a committee comprising Beneficiary, Sub Divisional Animal Husbandry Officer, Representatives of bank & Insurance Company (presence optional) and Veterinary Surgeon of area in a ratio of 60 / 40 giving gap of four to six months.

UNIT COST OF MILCH ANIMALS

The unit cost of milch animals will be followed as per the guidelines of NABARD issued from time to time for the purchase of milch animals. The amount for construction of dairy shed shall also be provided by financial institutions / banks for 5 mich animals dairy unit as loan as prescribed by NABARD from time to time. The beneficiary shall construct a suitable dairy shed on his own land in order to provide shelter to the milch animals as well as to keep the animals under hygienic conditions.

CONDITIONS FOR UTILIZATION OF GRANT

  1. The beneficiary should be regular in repayment of loan as stipulated
  2. Total interest of loan will be paid by the beneficiary himself / herself
  3. Existence of assets is must
  4. Each beneficiary shall submit an affidavit that if he / she violates the provisions of the scheme or defunct the dairy unit wholly or partially will refund whole amount of grant to the Government in lump sum along with interest prescribed by the Government from time to time