About Rashtriya Gokul Mission

IAS Prelims 2023

Under Rashtriya Gokul Mission, all the bull mother farms available with State Governments and State Implementing Agencies/ State Livestock Development Boards are covered for modernization and strengthening of existing infra structure.

Government is undertaking establishment of two National Kamdhenu Breeding Centres in the Country.

An amount of Rs.25.00 Crore has been released to Madhya Pradesh for establishment of National Kamdhenu Breeding Centre in Itarsi, Hoshangabad in Northern region of India and Rs 25 crore has been released to Andhra Pradesh for establishment of National Kamdhenu Breeding Centre in Chintaladevi, Nellore in Southern region of India.

In order to complement and supplement efforts made by the State for strengthening infrastructure available at bull mother farms Government of India has undertaken following steps:

i) Replacement of poor genetic merit stock with high genetic merit bull mothers
ii) Modernization and strengthening of existing cattle sheds
iii) Replacement of agricultural implements for in-house fodder production.