The Lt Governor inaugurated the workshop on ‘New Horizons in Sheep and Goat Farming in Tribal Communities: Challenges and Opportunities’.

Our aim is to increase livestock productivity and production in a sustainable manner. lieutenant governor
Common Facility Centers will be set up in Kashmir and Jammu for collection, grading, sorting and packing of wool. LG
Srinagar 17 September 2022
Lt Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated a workshop on ‘New Horizons of Sheep and Goat Farming in Tribal Communities: Challenges and Opportunities’ at SKICC here today.
Addressing the demands and problems of the tribal community, the Lieutenant Governor announced that the Union Territory government would construct 1000 sheds for the cattle of the tribal community.
The Lieutenant Governor further announced that the Department of Tribal Affairs will provide financial assistance of Rs one lakh to 1500 self-help groups for wool cutting machines and skill development.
He further said that 50 self-help groups will get Rs 3 lakh for a generator set and a solar sharing machine for “Dhok”.
The Lt Governor also shared the government’s plan to bring a scheme of social security for sheep farmers and provide insurance cover to cattle. He further said that health cards for disease prevention and control measures and a comprehensive policy for health surveillance would also be prepared.
The Lt Governor also conducted important workshops for J&K Advisory Board for Farmers Development and UT Department of Sheep Husbandry to explore new opportunities and identify interventions required to make sheep and goat farming sector more profitable for the stakeholders. Organized. Congratulations.
The Lt Governor said that the results of today’s brainstorming session of agricultural scientists, experts and tribal community members would be objectively evaluated and incorporated in the government policies implemented on the ground for the benefit of all stakeholders.
The Lt Governor said that our objective is to increase the productivity and production of livestock in a sustainable manner and focus on the untapped potential of export and value added products.
The Lt Governor said that high genetic potential breeds of sheep, exotic breeds for crossbreeding, marketing facilities and measures to prevent local disease problems will improve the overall sheep farming sector and our livestock producers. The socio-economic condition of a large majority will improve. ,