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Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Dated 15th November 2000



Dr. P. N. Bhat, Former Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR Chairman,
World Buffalo Trust, Flat No. 205, F64/C/9 Sector 40, Noida – 201302

2. Dr. M.L. Madan, Vice Chancellor,
Punjabrao Krishi Viswavidyalaya Krishirusgar, Akola - 444104 (Maharashtra)
3. Dr. A. K. Chatterjee Ex- Animal Husbandry Commissioner
E-286, Mayur Vihar Phase-II, Delhi 110091
4. Dr. Kiran SIngh, DDG (Animal Sciences)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi –110001
5. Dr. V. K. Taneja, Animal Husbandry Commissioner
Deptt. of Animal Husbandry and Dairying Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi
6. Dr. O. S. Tomar, Former Director,
National Dairy Research Institute 26 Nayay Puri, Karnal Haryana.
7. Dr. P.K. Uppal Former Director,
Central Institute for Equine Research T-56 Rajouri Garden, New DeIhi-27
8. Dr. M.P.Yadav, Director
Indian Veterinary Research Institute Izatnagar (UP)- 243122
9. Dr. Punjab Singh Director,
Indian Agricultural Research Institute Pusa New Delhi 110012
10. Mr. D. Tikku, Managing Director, NDDB Anand, Gujarat. Member
11. Dr. Rajbir Singh, Director, Central Avian Research Institute Izatnagar (UP) 243122 Member
12. Dr. S. K. Ranjan Former Head of the Division,
Animal Nutrition and FAO expert H-334, New Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi –110060
13. Prof. D. N. Jana Director of Research
W.B. University of Animal and Fishery Science, 37 Belgachia Road, Calcutta-37
14. Prof. N. S. Ramaswamy, Director,
CARTMAN 870, 17E Main, Koramangala VI Block, Bangalore -560 095
15. Shri A. Banerjee, President,
Indian Dairy Association IDA House, Sector IV, R.K. Puram, New Delhi –11002
16. Mr Ajit Singh, Chief Executive,
M.V.L. House, 1st Floor, 16- A, Guhekadi, Near Nisargha Mangal, Karyalaya, Pune - 41 1037
17. Dr. S.N. Singh, Technical Director
Intervet Laboratory Limited Briahnagar, Off Nagar Road Via Waghoh Pune 412201
18. Dr. N. Das, Deputy Adviser (AH and D)
Agriculture Division Planning Commission

Tterms of reference:

  1. To review the achievements of physical and financial targets under various Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Programmes and Projects in the states during me Ninth Plan period and identify the reasons of shortfall, if any and suggest corrective measures.
  2. To review critically the progress of on-going Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes with reference to their objectives, targets/achievement and recommend their continuance/discontmuance/modifications and suggest new schemes for promoting the development of this sector.
  3. To suggest ways and means for augmenting resource generation and fund flow for development of this sector and to assess the present rote of different financial institutions like NABARD, NCDC, Public Sector and Cooperative banks etc. in this sector and suggest modes for their direct involvement.
  4. To review the achievements of Rinderpest eradication programme in the country and consider the feasibility of using existing infrastructure for eradication of FMD disease along with Rinderpest
  5. To assess the impact of WTO and SPS (Sanitary and Phyto Sanitary) regulatory system on livestock production at large and products in particular so as to project perspective plan of infrastructure building, strengthening and regulatory mechanism though a broad based programme; identify measures for effective animal quarantine and disease control through installation of Q.A. (Quality Assurance) system for laboratories, clinics etc.
  6. To suggest suitable programme for feed and fodder production enhancement, its conservation, fodder seed production and pasture development
  7. To identify the causes for non-availability of sufficient number of progeny tested quality bulls in the country and evolve an integrated programme involving Animal Husbandry Departments (both Central and State), Research Institutions, Universities, Co-operative Institutions, NGO's and other organizations for production of highly pedigreed and progeny tested quality breeding bulls.
  8. To suggest measures for improvement and conservation of different important indigenous breeds of cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat and formulate programmes to enhance productivity of milch animals with special emphasis on buffalo development and management of crossbred cows in Indian conditions.
  9. To study the performance, growth and financial health of existing dairy cooperative societies/milk union/federations during post-Operation Flood period, the impact of MMPO (1992) and trade liberalization on these institutions, identify measures for rapid dairy development all over the country as well as clean milk production and its availability to consumers; suggest the future role of NDDB vis-a-vis Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying in (his sector.
  10. To critically examine the constraints affecting the development of organized meat sector for sustaining animal production, relevance of promoting meat export and suggest corrective measures.
  11. To study the present utilization of draught animal power and other animal byproducts and suggest measures for their optimum use.
  12. To review the existing machinery and systems for estimation of animal husbandry statistics (including animal by-products) and suggest measures for improvement in data collection method and timely estimation.
  13. To evolve a contingency programme for replacement of livestock perished during natural calamities and to sustain productivity of surviving animals.
  14. To develop an institutional mechanism for direct interaction among research institutions, state animal husbandry departments and NGO's; strengthening of animal husbandry extension programme; examine the relevance of establishing Indian Council of Animal Science and Fishery Research.
  15. To study the importance of animal welfare measures on the export of animal products and by-products and suggest measures to improve the well being of animal.
  16. To identify the mode of involving masses in the delivery of veterinary and animal husbandry services thorough participation of women and NGO's at the grass root level so as to make this sector interactive and responsive to the requirement of the rural poor to upgrade their economic status.

The Chairman of the Committee may associate such official or non-official as its members and constitute sub-committees as may be felt necessary.

The non-official members of the Committee will be paid TA/DA by the Planning Commission as per SR 190 (a) for attending meetings of the Committee.

The Committee shall submit its report by the end of May 2001.