AH & VS INFORMS
Government of India has approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme National Livestock Mission for implementation during 2021-22 to 2025-26. The objective of the scheme is to support entrepreneurship development for rural poultry, sheep and goat, piggery, feed and fodder and also improvement of breed of sheep, goat and as well as fodder production. The scheme is being implemented by Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying. The scheme Guidelines were issued vide OM dated and has been made available at www.dahd.nic.in. As per the requirement under the scheme, the Department of A.H & Veterinary Services, State Government of Nagaland has invited applications from individuals, FPOs, JLGs, SHGs and section 8 companies for availing benefits under the Entrepreneurship programme for establishment of the following projects: a. Rural Poultry Entrepreneurship Model for establishment of parent Farm of 1000 birds of Low Input Technology. Hatchery for production of chicks and brooder mother unit for brooding and rearing of the chicks. b. Breeding of sheep and goat of 500 females and 25 male for production of kids lambs c. Piggery Breeder farm of 100 sows and 10 boars for production of piglets and fattening of piglets d. Feed and Fodder entrepreneurship for establishment of silage making unit. Fodder block making unit and FMR plant. The Eligible Beneficiaries who are fulfilling the criteria under the schemes shall apply through the online portal www.nlm.udyamimitra.in though a form for application and required documents has been provided at Annexure III. The offer for EOI shall be valid for a period of 45 (forty five) days from the date of publication, initially which may be extended if required by the department. The EOI will be screened and evaluated for short listing inter alia based on their eligibility conditions and verifications, Agencies/Individuals who qualify and short listed. However subsidy will be provided depending on the budget availability under NLM scheme. Where there is any indication that a conflict of interest exists or may arise, it shall be the responsibility of the Eligible Entity to disclose and inform the State Implementing Agency detailing the conflict in writing as an attachment to this document. State Implementing Agency will be the final arbitrator in case of potential conflicts of interest. The EOI is an offer and is issued with no commitment. State Implementing Agency reserves the right to withdraw EOI and or vary part thereof at any stage. The State Implementing Agency further reserves the right to disqualify any applicant should it be necessary at any stage.