Animal Husbandry and Veterinary

Last Updated on: December 14, 2022
Overview

Animal husbandry is potentially one of the most important sectors of rapid socio- economic development of the state. Fast growth in this sector is essential not only to achieve higher productivity levels in livestock production but also for increase in rural house hold income. The main objectives of the department at present are to create gainful employment opportunities for unemployed youth and the under privilege of the state. The per capita availability and consumption rates of animal protein for human population of this region also needs to be boost up through successful implementation of different schemes. The govt. Of assam has earmarked five thrust areas in the livestock sector. Out of these five thrust areas, the animal husbandry and veterinary department has taken up the following 3(three) areas while rest two has been undertaken by the dairy development department and assam livestock and poultry development corporation (alpco). Thrust area -i envisages artificial insemination to increase cross-bred cattle population as well as to increase milk production while thrust area -ii for layer poultry farming to increase egg production and thrust area -iii for self-employment opportunities.

Objective

To render veterinary services through which the department aimed to reduce the mortality rate among livestock and birds. 

To increase the production of meat, milk and eggs or in short boost up the protein production for human health. 

Extension services to provide self-employment opportunities among unemployed youths through different types of farming. Livestock sector, now a day, may be included in "industry network".

Milk, Meat, Egg. Production (2017-18) as per field report

1. Milk production – 31,07,110 Liters.

* As per 201112 census Total Human population in Chirang District – 4,82,162 Nos.

* Milk requirement as per ICMR for man 208 ml/day/head on the basis, Milk requirement in Chirang for one year = 3660548 lit.

Hence shortage (3660548 – 3107110) = 553438 Ltrs.

2. Meat production – 44,69,738 kg.

* Meat requirement – 2kg/year/head on the basis, Meat requirement in Chirang for one year = 964324 kg.

Hence surplus of Meat = (964324 – 4469738) = + 3505414 kg.

3. Egg production – 22,71,180 Nos.

Egg requirement = 300 Nos./year/head on the basis Egg requirement in Chirang for one year = 144648600 Nos.

Hence shortage (2271180 – 144648600) = 142377420 Nos.

Livestock population data (as per L.S. Census 2012)

Sl. No.

Species/Bread

Exotic/Cross Bread

Indigenous

Total

Male

Female

Sub- Total

Male

Female

Sub- Total

1

Cattle

295

1483

1778

93085

1,30,272

2,23,357

2,25,135

2

Buffalo 

-

-

-

3528

3,935

7,463

7,463

3

Sheep

2

7

19

5652

8,242

13,894

13,913

4

Goat

-

-

-

29066

52,628

81,694

81,694

5

Pig

12,133

22,300

34,433

4947

5,305

10,252

44,685

6

Poultry (Backyeard, Desi & Improoved)

-

-

-

45877

75,461

1,01,545

2,22,833

7

Duck

-

-

-

20778

13,054

6,289

40,121

Vety. Institution under Chirang Dist. (both Sub-Divn. Names of Sanction post-Man in position-Vacancy)

Sl. No.

Species/Bread

Exotic/Cross Bread

Indigenous

Total

Male

Female

Sub- Total

Male

Female

Sub- Total

1

Cattle

295

1483

1778

93085

1,30,272

2,23,357

2,25,135

2

Buffalo 

-

-

-

3528

3,935

7,463

7,463

3

Sheep

2

7

19

5652

8,242

13,894

13,913

4

Goat

-

-

-

29066

52,628

81,694

81,694

5

Pig

12,133

22,300

34,433

4947

5,305

10,252

44,685

6

Poultry (Backyeard, Desi & Improoved)

-

-

-

45877

75,461

1,01,545

2,22,833

7

Duck

-

-

-

20778

13,054

6,289

40,121

Vety. Institution under Chirang Dist. (both Sub-Divn. Names of Sanction post-Man in position-Vacancy)

Sl. No.

Name of Institution

Name of Sanction post

Man in position

Vacancy

1

Dist. A.H. & Vety. Office, Chirang at Kashikotra

DVO – 1

UDA – 1

LDA – 1

1

1

1

Nil

2

Sub-Divisional A.H. & Vety. Office, Bijni

SDVO – 1

UDA – 1

LDA – 1

1

1

1

Nil

3

Block Vety. Dispy. Sidli, Kashikotra

BVO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 1

1

2

1

Nil

4

State Vety. Dispy. Basugaon

VO – 1

SVFA – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

1

-

2

2


 

Vacant - 1

5

State Vety. Dispy. Deosri

VO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

1

2

2

 

6

State Vety. Dispy. Bengtol

VO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

1

2

2

 

7

State Vety. Dispy, Ouguri

VO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

-

-

2

Vacant – 1

Vacant – 2

8

Block Vety. Dispy. Borobajar

BVO – 1

VFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

1

1

1

 

9

State Vety. Dispy. Borobajar

VO – 1

VFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

-

1

1

Vacant – 1

10

State Vety. Dispy. Bijni

VO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

1

2

2

 

11

State Vety. Dispy. Chamugaon

VO – 1

VFA – 2

Gr. IV – 2

1

1

2


 

Vacant - 1

12

State Vety. Dispy. Ulubari

VO – 1

-

Vacant – 1

13

Animal Health Centre Runikhata

VFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

1

1

 

14

FAC Kajalgaon

SVFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

-

1

Vacant – 1

15

FAC Rawmari

SVFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

1

1

 

16

FAC Patabari

SVFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

-

1

Vacant – 1

 

17

FAC Amguri

SVFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

-

1

Vacant – 1

18

FAC Amteka

SVFA – 1

Gr. IV – 1

-

1

Vacant – 1

19

SMC Dhaligaon

SM – 1

1

 

20

SMC Champa

SM – 1

1

 

21

SMC Kodamtoli

SM – 1

-

Vacant - 1