Animal Husbandry

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. 1st February, 1991, by converting two divisions of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation 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 this Department 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 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, inland and marine.

 

Hospital Category Total No.
Veterinary Hospitals 18
Veterinary Dispensaries 80
K V Scheme 7
A.I. Sub- Centers 3
H.C. Development Scheme 2
Mobile Veterinary Dispensary Una 1
Veterinary Posts 4
Civil Veterinary Dispensary  1