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Animal Husbandry and veterinary Services Department
Introduction about the Department & Organization Structure

Animal Husbandry has great influence on the economic status of the farmers, in turn it place an important role in rural economy. The main occupation of majority of rural population in the district is Agriculture and its allied activities. Agriculture activities are predominantly dependent on drought power provided by animal husbandry sector. Today animal husbandry activities are not just subsidiary to Agriculture. But they have been growing enormously and can conveniently be called an industry.In this regard the department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services plays a key role.In giving healthcare to ailing  animals and birds. Conducting vaccination programmes to contain the diseases, which in turn also protects human population from Zionistic diseases(diseases transmitted from animals to man).Department plays a vital role in production of clean, hygienic milk and meat .Carrying out Artificial Insemination Programmes for  getting better milk yield and progeny .Implementing several socioeconomic programmes through various extension activities

DISTRICT LEVEL ADMINISTRATION(ZP)
DEPUTY DIRECTOR

AD(RPES)
Driver-1

AD(SLBP)
Supt.      - 1
FDA        - 1
Typist     - 1
VI          - 7
Driver    - 1
Group D - 1

AD(Taluk V.H.)
10 Taluks

AA         -  1
FDA       -  2
SDA       -  3
Typist     -  1
VI(MSS) -  2
Driver    -  2
Group D -  2

TALUKA LEVEL ADMINISTRATION(ZP)  
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
TALUK V.H.

AD
(UVH-8)
SPR
SVI
VI
VA
SDA
GR.D

VO
(VD-124)
SVI
VI
VA
GR.D

EOAH
10

VO
(MVC10)

PEC
SVI
GR.D

SPR

SVI

VI

VA

FDA-3

DRIVER-10

GR.D

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR’S
UPGRADED V.H.(8)

SPR

SVI

VI

VA

SDA

GR.D

VETERINARY OFFICERS
V.D.(124)

SVI

VI

VA

GR.D

AT DISTRICT LEVEL(UNDER STATE SECTOR)

1) AD(VITC)

VO-1

FDA-1

TYPIST-1

GR.D-2

2) AD(S&WDCL)

GR.D-2

DETAILS OF ABBRIVATIONS

DD

Deputy Director

AD(RPES)

Asssistant Director(Rinderpest Eradication Scheme)

AD(SLBP)

Assistant Director(Special Livestock Breeding Programme)

AD(VITC)

Assistant Director(Veterinary Inspectors Training Centre)

AD(S & WDCL)

Assistant Director(Sheep and Wool Development Corporation Limited)

AD(VH)

Assistant Director(Veterinary Hospital)

VO(EOAH)

Veterinary Officer(Extension)

VO(MVC)

Veterinary Officer(Mobile Veterinary Clinic)

VO(VD)

Veterinary Officer(Veterinary Dispensary)

AA

Administrative Assistant

SUPT.

Superintendent

FDA

First Division Assistant

SDA

Second Division Assistant

SPR

Supervisor

SVI

Senior Veterinary Inspector

VI

Veterinary Inspector

VI(MSS)

Veterinary Inspector(Milk Sample Survey)

VA

Veterinary Assistant

PEC

Poultry Extension Centre

GR.D

Group D

Objectives & Vision

  1. To provide health coverage to all domestic animals and birds, both for contagious and non contagious diseases.
  2. To take up livestock developmental activities for increasing the productivity of livestock to benefit both producers as well as consumers.
  3. Extend Artificial Insemination facilities for Cattle and Buffaloes with exotic dairy, Indigenous and pedigreed buffaloes bulls for the improvement  of genetic mar it for milk production and drought ability of non-descript animals.
  4. Development of Dairy, Poultry, Piggery, Fodder and Sheep and Wool along with Rabbit rearing.
  5. Training the farmers as well as in-service personnel in various aspects of dairying, Sheep rearing, Poultry, Piggery and Feeding practices.
  6. The Department is implementing several socioeconomic programmes like Special Livestock Breeding Programme, Special Component Programme, Tribal Sub Plan and Drought prone area programme like special development programme for fodder development in the irrigated lands of the farmers.
  7. The Department also conducts Integrated Sample Survey every year in all the four seasons for estimating production of major livestock products like milk, egg, meat and wool in the state, besides conducting livestock census quadrennial.

To boost up the animal production the district Animal Husbandry Department has the following visions.

  1. Formation of exclusive vaccination cum extension at each talk level.
  2. Establishing laboratory facilities at talk level.
  3. Conservation of Indigenous animals and Desi birds.
  4. Formation of Animal Welfare Society at District level.
  5. Establishment of modern abattoir(slaughter house) at district and taluka level.
  6. Formation of Sheep, Goat, Pig farmers co-operative socities at district and taluka level.
  7. Supply of improved variety Rams and Bucks for breeding to needy Sheep and Goat farmers.
  8. Wool procurement and processing units at Sira, Pavagada and Chikkanayakanahally.

Programmes & Schemes highlights

I.  Organisation:
The district has veterinary hospitals at taluka level, upgraded veterinary hospitals at few hobli headqurters, veterinary dispensaries at hobli headquarters and in several villages and P.V.C.s & A.I. Centre are centred in many villages.

II.  Census and Sample Survey:
The Department conducts livestocks census once in every four years. Also Integrated Sample Surveys are conducted to estimate milk, meat and egg production seasonally every year.

III.  Karnataka Development Programme:
  1. Artificial Insemination Programme(A.I.): Each Institution in the departments conducts A.I. to improve the germplasm and inturn increase the milk yield in dairy animals. For each A.I. a nominal Fee of Rs.5.00 is collected.
  1. Pregnancy Test: Animals Inseminated by A.I. technique are identified after 2½-3 months of Insemination and tested for pregnancy.
  2. Vaccination Programme: Preventive vaccination against prevailing diseases such as Foot and Mouth Disease(FMD), Black quarter(BQ), Haemorrhagic septiceamia(HS), Peste de Petit ruminants(PPR), Anthrax, Sheep pox(SP), Ranikhet(RKT) and many other diseases are carried out periodically to keep diseases at a bay. Central Government sponsored ASCAD(Assistance to State to Control Animal Diseases) is being carried out to protect animals against FMD, HS and PPR. From 2011-2012 onwards a new Central Government Schemes like NCP-PPR, FMD-CP and Brucella control programmes will be started to contain PPR, FMD and Brucellosis respectively.
  1. Rinderpest search programme: The deadly disease Rinderpest is a disease of past.(India is declared Rinderpest zero zone by WHO). But still this programme is to conduct ‘ Village search ’ and ‘ Route search ’ every month to check if the animals show the classic symptoms of rinderpest disease.
  1. Fodder Development Programme: The farmers are encouraged immensly to grow improved variety of fodder to feed the milking cattle. Subject to availability the department supplies fodder minikits, root slips and fodder trees to interested farmers.
  2. Extension Programmes:
  • Kisan Samparka Sabha: For effective transmission of scientific knowledge the KisanSamparka Sabhas are conducted, through which the scientific know how is effectively passed on to  needy farmers.
  • Health  and Infertility Camps: Health and Infertility Camps are carried out at village level in which the specialists, such as gynaecologists, surgeons and other experts treat the animals and advice the farmers about animal management and fodder development.(30 Camps/district at out lay of Rs.2.00 lakhs/year.
  • Village Visit: The Extension Officers one at each taluka frequently visits villages to help and guide the farmers with regard to the problems faced in Animal Husbandry Activities.
  • Cattle and Calf Exhibition: Cattle Exhibitions are conducted to encourage the farmers to rear improved high yielding breeds and also indigenous draft breeds of cattle. The Calf Exhibitions are conducted to draw the farmers attention towards proper feeding and management of calves.The best reared cattle and calves are rewarded.(2 Camps/district at out lay of Rs.10,000/Camp).
  • Technical Audit: The Extension Officers visits P.V.C.s and examines the various records maintained at the institution. During his visit he guides the sub-staff if any lapse is found.

     7. New Programmes:

  • Farmers training: Farmers from village are selected and are trained on various aspects of Animal Husbandry such as breeding, feeding, healthcare, management etc
  • Training the Para veterinary Staff: The Para veterinary staff of the department such as Supervisors, Veterinary Livestock Inspectors and Veterinary Assistants are given a week’s training at Veterinary Livestock Inspector Training Centre, Tumkur. They knowledge with regard to Animal Husbandry is upgraded from time to time.
  • Centrally sponsored Schemes: Centrally sponsored Schemes like NCP-PPR, FMD-CP and Brucella control Programmes.

8. Distribution of Giriraja Birds:

  • The Giriraja birds are reared at Tumkur, Sira and Turuvekere and are distributed all over the district to the needy members of various Sthree Shakti Sanghas. But the distribution of birds is subject to availability of birds.(Unit of 5 birds/beneficiary at Rs.100-00/unit).
  • a) Special Component Programme(SCP): In this programme needy farmers from the Schedule Caste are selected in cluster villages and are aided with 60% subsidy to buy Crossbred cow units. Beneficiaries are selected at grama sabha and list certified by EO of Taluk Office.(State sector – C.B.Cow unit – 2 cows. Unit cost Rs.70,000-00. Subsidy Rs.42,000-00, District sector – C.B.Cow unit – 1 cow. Unit cost Rs.25,000-00. Subsidy Rs.10,000-00).
     
    b) Tribal Sub-plan Programme(TSP): In this programme needy farmers from the  Schedule Tribe are selected in cluster villages and are aided with 75% subsidy to buy Crossbred cow units. Beneficiaries are selected at grama sabha and list certified by EO of Taluk Office. .(State sector – C.B.Cow unit – 2 cows. Unit cost Rs.70,000-00. Subsidy Rs.52,500-00,District sector – C.B.Cow unit – 1 cow. Unit cost Rs.25,000-00. Subsidy Rs.10,000-00).
     
    c) Special Livestock Breeding Programme: In this Programme the department helps the dairy farmers having the female crossbred calves of four to seven months of age. They are given subsidies to buy feed for the proper growth and development of the calves.(Units – 100 C.B.Calves/annum, Unit cost Rs.8645-00, Subsidy – SF and MF 50%, AL 66.23%).

IV. Medicines Supply: The Zilla panchayath and the Commissionarate of the department supply medicines to the veterinary institutions of the district. The medicines are distributed to Veterinary Hospitals, Upgraded Veterinary Hospitals or Veterinary Dispensary or Mobile Veterinary Clinics, Primary Veterinary Centres, or Artificial Insemination Centres at the ratio of 3:2:1.

V. Sheep and Wool Development Corporation: This is a separate wing working under Sheep and Wool Development Corporation, Bangalore. This unit takes part exclusively

1) To improve the quality of sheep breeding.
2) To supply improved variety rams to interested farmers.
3) To Provide subsidy on insurance to sheep under ‘ Janashree Programme. ’
4) To conduct training programmes about scientific sheep rearing.
5) To supply medicines for sheep.
6)  ‘ Bade palak Programme ’ in which the children of shepherds are given a nominal scholarships  for studies.

VI. Special Development Programme: 8 out of 10 taluks of the district are under Special Development Programme.(Most backward taluks). Here the farmers are given financial aids,

  • C.B.Cow and C.B.Calves Exhibitions.(Units - 2, Rs.10,000-00/unit).
  • To set up Azola fodder units.(Units – 40, Rs.1,000-00/unit).
  • To set up Demonstration fodder plots at veterinary institutions.(Units – 2 plots, Rs.5,000-00/plot).

VII. Cattle Insurance: Karnataka Livestock Development Agency(KLDA), Bangalore has come out with a novel scheme of giving subsidy to the dairy farmers for insuring their animals.Under this programme all dairy cattle and buffaloes milking more than 1500 litres of milk/annum can be insured at United India Insurance Company, Tumkur, as per the guidelines from KLDA, Bangalore. The premium rates are 2.75%, 5.50% and 7% for one year, two year and three years premium respectively.(Service Tax of  10.25% on subsidy premium). The Government gives 50% subsidy for premium amount.

KLDA– Cattle Insurance

Physical

Financial

7297

Rs.52,62,174-00

Department Statistics at a glance

I. Details of veterinary institutions in the district.

Veterinary Hospitals

Veterinary Dispensaries

Mobile Veterinary Clinics

P.V.C.s & A.I. Centres

Total

18

104

10

101

233

II. Livestock Census 2007

Cattle

Buffaloes

Sheep

Goat

Pigs

Rabits

Dogs

Others

Total Animals

Poultry

Indigenious

Exotic

Cross
bred

Total

448036

-

141190

589226

241907

1067719

517763

7718

121

90119

9470

2523727

711273

III. K.D.P.

Sl.
No.

Programmes

Achievement for 2010-11(Upto 28-03-2011)

1

a) Artificial Insemination(A.I.)

274755

b) Amount collected toward A.I.

1373775

2

Pregnancy checkup in cattle

204738

3

Vaccination against:

 

Foot and Mouth Disease

18,71,883

Ranikhet Disease

4,97,223

PPR

5,62,729

4

Rinderpest Search Programme

 

a) Village Search

4280

b) Highway Search

268 x 11(months)

c) Day book Search

392

5

a) Fodder development (hectares)

4734

b) Seeds distribution

3100

6

Extension Programmes

 

a) Kisan Samparka Sabhas

220

b) Health and Infertility Camps

126

c) Village visits

592

d) Cattle and Calf Exhibitions

10

e) Technical audits

105

7

New Programmes

a) Training of Para veterinary staff of the
    Department under Artificial
    Insemination techniques – five days
    training at district level(programme
    sponsored by KLDA, Bangalore) 

40

b) Training of village representatives at
     each taluka level office under Bird flu

250

c) Farmers Training

686

d) Training the para veterinary staff

40

8

Distribution of Giriraja birds

5486

9

a) S.L.B.P.

105

 

b) SCP(State)

91

 

c) TSP(State)

87

IV. Medicine

Purchased under Zilla panchayath funds

Supplied by Commissioner, A.H. & V.S., Bangalore

42,51,276-00

49,06,694-00

V. Sheep and Wool Development Corporation

Sl. No.

Programmes

Achievement till Feb.2011

1

Mass Deworming Camps

74

2

No. of Sheeps dosed for endoparasites

68620

3

No. of Shepards Insured under K.B.P.B.Y.(Karnataka Bade palak Bima Yojan- Premium of Rs.80-00/year to be paid by the Shepard. Insurance amount of Rs.60,000-00 for natural deaths, Rs.75,000-00 for the loss of one eye or one limb, Rs.1,50,000-00 for the loss of two eyes or two limbs will be paid by the insurance company)

1119

4

Karnataka Bade palak Yojan/Sarva Shikshana Yojan-No.of student scholarships

549 Students
(Rs.1200-00/Student/year)

5

Special Component Programme
Rs.10,000-00/unit.

67 Units
(Rs.6,70,000)

6

Tribal Sub Plan
Rs.10,000-00/unit.

28 Units
(Rs.2,80,000)

7

Training Programmes(Duration 1 month)

2 batches of 50 farmers each
(Rs.65,000-00/batch)

VI. Special Development Programme

Programme

Physical achievement

Financial achievement

To grow perennial fodder crops
(farmers with irrigation facilities)

554

18.71 lakhs

VII. Other Development Programmes

 

Physical

Financial

1. S.C.P.(State) Dairying

91

38.22 lakhs

2. Demonstration Fodder Plots
    (at veterinary Institutions)

2

0.1 lakh

3. Azola fodder Units established

20

0.2 lakh

4. S.C.P.(ZP)
    Cross bred Cows, Buffaloes, Sheep   
    Units

40

18.9 lakhs

5.TSP(State) Dairying

87

45.63

6. TSP(ZP)
     Cross bred Cows, Buffaloes and
     Sheep units

49

4.9 lakhs

Who is who in the Department

Deputy Director

Head of the District(District Officer)

Assistant Director

Head of the Taluk(Taluka Assistant Director) OR Head of upgraded Veterinary Hospitals OR Head of Schemes such as R.P.E.S. and S.L.B.P. OR Head of Sheep and Wool Development Corporation. OR Head of Veterinary Livestock Inspector’s Training Centre.

Veterinary Officer

Head of Veterinary Dispensary OR Veterinary Officer for M.V.C.(Taluka Hospital OR E.O.A.H. at Taluk Hospital OR Veterinary Officer at V.L.I.T.Centre

Supervisors

Works in Veterinary Hospital.

Veterinary Livestock Inspectors

Works in Veterinary Hospitals/Upgraded Veterinary Hospitals/Veterinary Dispensary/Primary Veterinary Centres/A.I. Centres/S.L.B.P./P.E.C./M.S.S.

Veterinary Assistants

Works either at Veterinary Hospitals/Upgraded Veterinary Hospitals/Veterinary Dispensary/Primary Veterinary Centres                                                      

Drivers

Works at Deputy Director Office, Schemes and Taluka Hospitals.

‘ D ’  Groups

Works at all the above said institutions.   

Major achievements in the Department

  1. 7297 milking animals in the district have been covered under insurance scheme.(Upto 28-02-2011).

  2. An amount of Rs.52,62,174-00 as subsidy has been provided by KLDA, Bangalore.(Upto 28-02-2011).

  3. From April 2011 to November 2011 the milk producers of Tumkur Milk Cooperative Societies have received Rs.16,41,47,750-00 cat the rate of Rs.2/litres.

  4. Several Programmes have been undertaken under Special Development Programme(Explained earlier).

  5. Several Programmes for the development of Sheep and Shepherds(Explained earlier).

4(1)B-RTI act

PIO

Dr. R.R. Raveendra,
Deputy Director,
Department of Animal Husbandry Veterinary Services,
Kunigal Road, Tumkur.

PIA

Dr. Shankrappa,
Assistant Director,
Special Livestock Breeding Programme,
Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services,
Kunigal Road, Tumkur.

Department district office Address

Office of Deputy Director,
Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services,
Kunigal Road,Tumkur.

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