Mukhya Mantri Dudharu Pasudhan Suraksha Yojana
Well, a lot of Indian states, till date are solely dependent on farming and this is one of the major sources of income for them. Haryana is one of these states. It might be not too high in population but it comprises of 10 million livestock. And the best part is the major part of animals (6.7 million) is milch animals. So, this is an official data and this is why we can say that the government is really well aware about these facts and figures. And this is why there has been the opening of a whole new scheme called Mukhya Mantri Dudharu Pasudhan Suraksha Yojana.
- So what will be provided for the individuals within this scheme?
Within this scheme the beneficiaries shall be offered to insure their animals for a sum of Rs 20000 to Rs 50000 INR. But this insurance shall be made considering the lactation and yield attained from the animal. The total annual premium that is necessary for the insurance is only Rs 100. And this amount can be less considering the financial condition of the family.
- What is the aim of this scheme?
This scheme is not going to replace any other previously established schemes called LIS. But this one is going to be a complete different scheme. This scheme aims to offer financial security for those farmers and animal owners who do not have the financial condition to insure their animals within the LIS.
- What is going to be the eligibility criteria for Insurance?
There is a certain regulation that needs to be followed for getting insurance of the animals. Only those animals can be insured which yields an amount of 1500 per kg lactation and that counts up to 7.5Kg per day.
The other factors of criteria comprises of registration from Veterinary Surgeon. Registration is really important because without that, no benefits shall be offered. The primary organization who is going to deal with this scheme is the Livestock Department Board. And there are branches of this department in each state to deal with this scheme. This will receive the registration fees that are given by the owners of animals. Those funds shall be utilized for funding the execution of this scheme. This will also keep a complete records of all the animals insured.
A tabular overview about the details of MMDPSY
|SL NO||Animal||Lactation Yield||Proposed Insurance||Age Limit|
|1.||Indigenous cattle||1500-2000 KG||Rs 20000 and Rs 30000 for more than 2000 kg||10 years|
|2.||Exotic Cattle||1500-2000 kg||Rs 30000 and for more than 2000 kg, Rs 40000||10 years|
|3.||Buffalo||1500-2000kg||Rs 40000 and Rs 50000 for more than 2000 Kg||12 years|
|4.||Goats||The goat should yield at least 0.865 kg milk per day||Rs 30000||12 years|
When the registration from the veterinary surgeon is complete the animal will get a tag along with a photograph. The owner needs to be present with the animal in that photograph. The insurance coverage shall continue even when the animal is sold but the new owner needs to be notified regarding the purchase.