SHEEP/GOAT  DEVELOPMENT  SCHEME   FOR  PROVIDING  ASSISTANCE TO   BELOW  POVERTY  LINE  MEMBERS   FOR  THE  PURCHASE  OF  SHEEP/GOAT UNITS  UNDER 75% SUBSIDY  IN   THE UNION TERRITORY OF  PUDUCHERRY

 

 

 A. SHORT.TITLE, EXTENT AND COMMENCEMENT:

 

1.     The scheme may be called   “ Sheep/Goat  Development Scheme for providing assistance to   Below Poverty Line members by granting 75% subsidy  in the Union territory of Puducherry   for the purchase of sheep/Goats.

2.     It shall extend to the whole of the Union territory   of Puducherry .

3.     It shall come into force with immediate effect.

 

B. OBJECT:

1.     To encourage Below Poverty Line members  to rear sheep/ goats by availing  75% subsidy.

2.     To improve meat production and thereby contribute to the National economy:

3.     To create a subsidiary  self employment for the Below Poverty Line members .

4.     To improve the economic status of Below Poverty Line members.

C.  SCOPE:

 The  assistance  by way of subsidy to an extent of  75% shall be made to Below Poverty Line members towards the purchase of sheep /Goat units   A unit consists of 5 females  and one male sheep/goat.

D. ELIGIBILITY::

 

1.     All Below Poverty Line members of Puducherry territory are eligible.

2.     The annual income of member should not exceed Rs.24,000/- per annum. Below Poverty Line standard as fixed by the Government of India prevailing at the time of making application for subsidy from time to time shall be applicable in assessing the eligibility of the applicant.

3.     The applicants who are eligible for assistance under the scheme should not have been in receipt of similar assistance from Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare  Department / any of the Government Department / agencies within a period of 3 years from the date of application.

 

E. TARGET GROUP:

 

1.     Members of Below Poverty Line Families.

2.     The  minimum coverage for SC beneficiaries shall be 20%.

3.     Only one person from one family shall be  eligible to get the  subsidy.

4.     Preference will be given  to Physically Handicapped, Widows, etc. among the Below Poverty Line  members.

5.     Below Poverty Line members with previous experience in Goat keeping will     be given preference.

 

 

F. METHODOLOGY OF SELECTION:

 The application forms will be available with  respective  Commune Veterinary Assistant Surgeons of Puducherry/Karaikal/ Yanam and Mahe  regions  who in turn will issue the same to the  eligible Below Poverty Line members. The beneficiaries shall submit  the filled application with required documents  to the concerned  commune Veterinary Assistant Surgeon. The Veterinary  Assistant Surgeon concerned will examine the applications and recommend the same to the Selection Committee. The selection committee shall scrutinize and approve the  intending beneficiaries/applicants.

G. SELECTION COMMITTEE:

The selection of beneficiaries    will be made by a committee consisting of the following members in respect  of each commune:

Puducherry and  Karaikal

1.   Joint Director   i/c  of the Scheme                        - Chairman

2.   Respective Commune Veterinary Assistant Surgeon - Member Secretary

3.   One Veterinary Assistant Surgeon  of  the Department    -  Member

Mahe and Yanam

1. Joint Director i/c  of the Scheme                 -      Chairman

2. Veterinary Assistant Surgeon Mahe/Yanam   -       Member Secretary

3. One official from Agriculture Department      -       Member


H. ESTIMATED PATTERN OF ASSISTANCE
:

 

1. Unit cost of (5 + 1 unit)                                               Rs.8000.00

(cost of 5 female + 1 male Sheep/Goat,

inclusive of  cost of Insurance, transportation

charge , miscellaneous expenditure etc.)

 

2.  75%  of  unit cost as subsidy                                    Rs.6000.00

 

3.   25%  Beneficiaries ‘ Share                                       Rs.2000.00

(Non subsided portion)

 

4.   The Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare Department will release the subsidy of 75%   i.e.  Rs.6,000/- (Rupees six thousand only) to the beneficiaries for the purchase of 5 female and one male Sheep/Goat unit and the balance of  25% cost i.e. Rs.2,000/- (Rupees two thousand only) shall  be borne met out  by the beneficiaries themselves.

H. MODE OF PURCHASE:

 

In this scheme,  the beneficiaries themselves will be allowed to  select their sheep/ Goats. The Departmental  technical officials will help the beneficiaries  for selection of quality animals. The Purchase Committee will examine the  health and after  evaluation release the subsides  at the  time of transaction.

The purchase  committee consists of  :-

Joint Director  in charge of the scheme            -       Chairman

Commune Veterinary Assistant Surgeon           -       Member Secretary

One  Veterinary Assistant Surgeon

from  the Department                                    -        Member

 

Animals specifications:-

 

1.     Breed of sheep/Goat – Any  Indigenous breed suitable for

Puducherry grazing conditions.

 

2.   Age of  sheep/ Goat - Female  1.0 year - 2.0 Years ,Male– 1.0 year –2 years

 

3.     Weight         - Individual Sheep/Goat  (Female shall  weigh  a minimum of  8KG

and the unit of five female Sheep/Goats   should weigh a

minimum weight of 50Kg and the male should weigh a minimum

of 12  Kg.

 

4.     The animal should be healthy and free from disease.

 

5.     The animal should not have  ear tag marks or previous artificial  identifying marks.

 

6.     Own animals should not be  inducted.

 

7.     Animal should be fit for breeding

 

8.  Animal should be purchased from outside the Puducherry Union Territory limit

only.

 

9.     Animals will be examined at the time of transaction by the Purchase Committee and will be accepted if only found fit.

 

I. INSURANCE COVERAGE:

 

Being a subsidy   scheme , it is necessary to get the stock  insured for the benefit   of the  beneficiary.  Insurance coverage   shall be  proved through  master  policy  of  any Nationalised  Insurance Company.  Animals are identified immediately after purchase through ear tagging.

 

J. INSPECTION AND HEALTH COVERAGE:

The inspection of the Sheep/ goats will be made after purchase and at periodical intervals by the Departmental Officials to ensure proper maintenance of the  sheep/goats.  The Commune Veterinary Assistant Surgeon will be responsible for complete health coverage including the breeding aspect,  insurance claims etc.

K. RECOVERY AND CANCELLATION OF SUBSIDY:

The beneficiary will submit an undertaking  in the application form itself that  she/he will not sell the sheep/goats  for a period of 3 years and if it is proved/ found subsequently that the information furnished by him/her is false or if the  sheep/goats are found to have been sold, the total cost  of the sheep/goats will be recovered by the  Government  and  penal  action will be taken against  the beneficiary as per law.


L. INTERPRETATION AND CLARIFICATION:

In the implementation of scheme, if any doubt arises in regard to the interpretation of any of the provisions of the scheme or if any point requires clarification, the matter shall be referred to the Director of Animal Husbandry & Animal Welfare and the decision of the Director shall be final.

 

 

 

GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY

Abstract

Chief Secretary (AH) – Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare - Sheep/Goat Development  Scheme for providing assistance to Below Poverty Line  Members for purchase of Sheep/Goat  unit  in the Union Territory  of Puducherry.

 

 

                                        DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

                                     CHIEF SECETARIAT (ANIMAL HUSBANDRY)       

G.O.Ms.No.                                                                                Puducherry, the           

 

                READ: I.D.No.4800/AH&AWD/JD(CD)2006-07,dt.  5 .9.2006 of  the

                             Director of  Animal  Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Puducherry.

 

ORDER:

         

      The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Official Gazette:-

 

  NOTIFICATION

 

             The Lt. Governor, Puducherry is pleased to approve the Sheep/Goat Development Scheme for providing assistance to the Below Poverty Line Groups for purchase of Sheep/Goat units extending 75% subsidy in the Union territory of Puducherry as appended   to this Order for implementation in the Union Territory of Puducherry.  It shall come into force with immediate effect.

 

2.     This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Department vide their U.O.No.128377/06/F4,  dated.30.3.2007.

 

                              // BY ORDER OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR //

                                                                                             (S.SUBRAMANIAN)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                                           

DEPUTY SECRETARY TO  GOVT.(AH)                                                                                       

To

The Director,                             ---- With a request to kindly arrange for publication   Directorate of Stationery & Printing,         of the above Notification in the next issue of

Puducherry.                                         the Extra Ordinary Gazette and to supply 50

                                                                    Copies thereof for  Reference and Record.   

Copy to:

  1. All Secretaries to Government/Secretary to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor.

  2. The PS to Hon`ble Chief Minister, Puducherry.

  3. The PS to Hon`ble Speaker/All Ministers/Deputy Speaker, Puducherry.

  4. The Director of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Puducherry.

  5. The Directorate of Accounts & Treasuries, Puducherry.

  6. The Dy. Director of Accounts & Treasuries, Karaikal/Mahe/Yanam.

  7. The Accountant General (Audit – I), Puducherry.

  8. The Dy. Accountant General (Audit – I), Puducherry.

  9. The Central Records Branch   10. Order/Spare

 

               GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY

               Abstract

Chief Secretary (AH) – Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare - Sheep/Goat Development  Scheme for providing assistance to Below Poverty Line  Members for purchase of Sheep/Goat  unit  in the Union Territory  of Puducherry.

 

                                        DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

                                     CHIEF SECETARIAT (ANIMAL HUSBANDRY)       

G.O.Ms.No..4/AH                                                                                Puducherry, the  31.03.07         

 

                READ: I.D.No.4800/AH&AWD/JD(CD)2006-07,dt.  5 .9.2006 of  the

                             Director of  Animal  Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Puducherry.

 

ORDER:

         

      The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Official Gazette:-

 

                                                   NOTIFICATION

 

             The Lt. Governor, Puducherry is pleased to approve the Sheep/Goat Development Scheme for providing assistance to the Below Poverty Line Groups for purchase of Sheep/Goat units extending 75% subsidy in the Union territory of Puducherry as appended   to this Order for implementation in the Union Territory of Puducherry.  It shall come into force with immediate effect.

 

2.     This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Department vide their U.O.No.128377/06/F4,  dated.30.3.2007.

 

                              // BY ORDER OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR //

 

                                                                                         (S.SUBRAMANIAN)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                     DEPUTY SECRETARY TO GOVT.(AH)                                                                                       

To

The Director,                             ---- With a request to kindly arrange for publication   Directorate of Stationery & Printing,         of the above Notification in the next issue of

Puducherry.                                         the Extra Ordinary Gazette and to supply 50

                                                          Copies thereof for  Reference and Record.   

Copy to:

  1. All Secretaries to Government/Secretary to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor.

  2. The PS to Hon`ble Chief Minister, Puducherry.

  3. The PS to Hon`ble Speaker/All Ministers/Deputy Speaker, Puducherry.

  4. The Director of Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare, Puducherry.

  5. The Directorate of Accounts & Treasuries, Puducherry.

  6. The Dy. Director of Accounts & Treasuries, Karaikal/Mahe/Yanam.

  7. The Accountant General (Audit – I), Puducherry.

  8. The Dy. Accountant General (Audit – I), Puducherry.

  9. The Central Records Branch   10. Order/Spare