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The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (AH&D) - now renamed as Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DADF) is one of the Departments in the Ministry of Agriculture and came into existence w.e.f. 1stFebruary, 1991, by converting two divisions of the Department of Agriculture andCooperation namely Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development into a separate Department. The Fisheries Division of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation and a part of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries were later transferred to thisDepartment w.e.f. 10th October, 1997. The Department is responsible for matters relating to livestock production,preservation, protection from disease and improvement of stocks and dairydevelopment, and also for matters relating to the Delhi Milk Scheme and the NationalDairy Development Board. It also looks after all matters pertaining to fishing and fisheries, in land and marine.


The Department advises State Governments/Union Territories in the formulation of policies and programmes in the field of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries. The main thrust areas are:


  • Development of requisite infrastructure in States/UTs for improving productivity,
  • Preservation and protection of livestock through provision of health care,
  • Strengthening of Central livestock farms (Cattle, Sheep and Poultry) for development of superior germ plasm for distribution to states and,
  • Expansion of Aquaculture in fresh & brackish water, and welfare of fisher-folketc.

Functions


Department of Animal Husbandry Dairying & Fisheries (DADF) is responsible for matters relating to livestock production, preservation, protection and improvement of stocks, dairy development and also for matters relating to the Delhi Milk Scheme and the National Dairy Development Board. It also looks after all matters pertaining to fishing and fisheries Development Board. The Department advises the State Governments/ Union Territories in the formulation Policies and programmes in the field of animal husbandry, dairy development and fisheries. The main focus of the activities is on


  • Development of requisite infrastructure in States/ Uts for improving animal productivity.
  • Preservation and protection of livestock through provision of health care.
  • Strengthening of central livestock farms (Cattle, Sheep and Poultry) for development of superior germplasm for distribution to states.
  • Expansion of aquaculture in fresh, brackish water, welfare of fisherfolk, etc.

Organization


Attached/Subordinate Offices


Animal Husbandry Division


  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, P.O. Dhamrod, District Surat Gujarat
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Andesh Nagar, District Lakhimpur (UP).
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Similiguda, P.O. Sunabada (Koraput) Orissa.
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Suratgarh (Rajasthan).
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Chiplima, P.O. Basantpur, District Samalpur (Orissa).
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Avadi, Alamadhi (Chennai).
  • Central Cattle Breeding Farm,P.O. Hessarghatta, Bangalore North.
  • Central Frozen Semen Production and Training Institute, Hessarghatta, Bangalore North.
  • Central Herd Registration Unit, W-15, Jagdish Colony, Rohtak (Haryana).
  • Central Herd Registration Unit, W-34, G.N.M. Colony, Christian Ganj, Ajmer - 305 001.
  • Central Herd Registration Unit, 10, Gautam Vihar, Cooperative Society Building, Usmanpura, Ahmedabad.
  • Central Herd Registration Unit, Santhapat, Ongole 523 001, District Prakasam (A.P.).
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, P.O. Netaji Subhash Sanitorium, Kalyani, Distt Nadia (W.Bengal).
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, 48, Rajbagh (Extension) Srinagar (J&K).
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, Suratgarh (Rajasthan).
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, P.O. Textile Mill Hissar (Haryana).
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, GA 128/2, Sector No. 30, Gandhinagar, (Gujarat).
  • Regional Station For Forage Production & Demonstration, Avadi, Alamadhi, (Chennai)-600052.
  • Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, Mamidipally, Via Keshavagiri, Hyderabad - 500005.
  • Central Fodder Seed Production Farm, Hessarghatta, Bangalore North.
  • Animal Quarantine & Certification Service Station, Delhi -Gurgaon Road, Kapashera Village, New Delhi.
  • Animal Quarantine & Certification Service Station, Velachary Main Road, P.O. Pallikarni Village, Chennai - 601 302.
  • Animal Quarantine & Certification Service Station, Village Gopalpur, P.O. Gopalpur, Distt Choubis parganas (W Bengal).
  • Animal Quarantine & Certification Service Station, Mumbai - 400 065.
  • Central Sheep Breeding Farm, P.O. Box No. 10, Hissar - 125 001 (Haryana).
  • Central Poultry Development Organization, Southern Region, Hessarghatta, Bangalore North.
  • Central Poultry Development Organization, Eastern Region, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Central Poultry Development Organization, Western Region, Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai.
  • Central Poultry Development Organization, Northern Region, Industial Area Chandigarh.
  • Random Sample Poultry Performance Testing Centre, 69/4, Urban Estate, Gurgaon (Haryana).

 

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