Rashtriya Gokul Mission has been initiated by Government of India in December 2014 with the aim of development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds, genetic upgradation of bovine population and enhancing milk production and productivity of bovines thereby making milk production more remunerative to the farmers. The year wise funds allocated and expenditure made under the scheme is given in the following table:
*expenditure made upto September 2019.
The component wise project cost approved and total funds released is given in the following table.
|Components of the Scheme||Total Project cost approved
(Rs in crore)
|Funds Released (Rs in crore)|
|1||Extension of AI coverage||1755.56||711.73|
|2||Establishment of Embryo Transfer
Technology and In Vitro Fertilization labs
|3.||Establishment of Centre of excellence||63.80||38.52|
|4||Establishment of Sex Sorted Semen
|5||Establishment of Gokul Grams||207.62||96.06|
|7||Krishi kalyan Abhiyan (KKA)||62.74||62.74|
|8.||Nationwide AI programme||293.88||205.71|
There is no delay in implementation of Rashtriya Gokul Mission and expenditure made is as per allocation made available under the scheme.
This information was given in a written reply by the Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan in Lok Sabha today.