NLM changed from scheme-mode to mission-mode : Agri Min

New Delhi, Jul 13
Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh today said one of the reasons for setting up National Livestock Mission (NLM) from scheme-mode to mission-mode is to provide the necessary flexibility to all states and UTs in undertaking appropriate interventions suited to their conditions. Presiding over the second General Council meeting of the National Livestock Mission (NLM), Mr Singh said Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries is implementing National Livestock Mission for sustainable development of Livestock Sector, especially for poultry, goats, sheep, pigs, etc. Mr Singh said NLM provides assistance to improve availability of quality feed and fodder, risk mitigation and extension, skill development and training for livestock sector including cattle and buffaloes. He said taking into account the overall requirement of the livestock sector, there is a need to augment resources for the sector and synergise activities through appropriate convergence, under the umbrella of NLM to supplement the efforts of the States .

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