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Development Programs

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojane: (RKVY):

The scheme was commenced in KMF during the year 2009-10.  Under the Scheme grants have been released for various activities such as  Accelerating Dairy Development activities at Vijayapura,Kalaburagi and Ballari Union, Bio-security Measure at Nandini Sperm Station, Strengthening Training centers, Establishment of Fodder densification Units, Urea enrichment of fodder, Areca Sheath Powdering plant,  Mineral mixture plant, Calf rearing programme under National Mission for Protein Supplement scheme and Dairy infrastructure development in northern Karnataka.  During the years 2014-15 grants has been released for programmes such as purchase Milking Machine,  Chaff cutter, Rubber mats, Area specific mineral mixture,  Mobile Bulk Milk coolers, Fodder Mini kits beside for giving subsidy for cattle feed and establishment of cattle feed plants.  Under the  scheme  programmes under  implementation.

 National programme for Dairy Development :

Government of India during the 2014-15 introduced this programme to uplift the Dairy activities.  Proposals from Kalaburagi-Bidar-Yadgir, and Raichur, Ballari,  Koppal Districts Milk Unions for Rs.2897.08 lakhs for various activities such as Organization of  Dairy Cooperative Societies, Purchase of milk cans, Electronic Milk Tester, Electronic weighing Machine, AMCUs and Management grants to DCS have been submitted to GOI.  GOI has approved and sanctioned proposal of Kalaburagi Milk Union for Rs 791.60 lakhs and released Rs.395.80 lakhs.  The programme is under implementation in Kalaburagi-Bidar and yadgir Districts.


STEP and Ksheera-Sanjeevini Scheme aims to make a significant impact by upgrading skills and providing continuous income, generating employment to women on a project basis. Ksheera-Sanjeevini advocates a package of inputs aiming at the integrated development of poor women in traditional sectors. The ultimate endeavour of the project is to develop the group to thrive on a self sustaining basis in the market place with minimal Government support and intervention after the completion of project period.

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National Dairy Plan

National Dairy Plan Phase I (NDP I) is a scientifically planned multi-state initiative being implemented by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) with the network of End Implementing Agencies (EIAs) at an outlay of Rs.2242 Crores and with the following objectives:

  • Increase productivity of milch animals and thereby increase milk production to meet the rapidly growing demand for milk.
  • Provide rural milk producers with greater access to the organised milk processing sector.



A Progeny Testing Project for Production of High Genetic Merit (HGM) Holstein Friesian Bulls under NDP-I was launched in June 2012 with the total financial outlay of Rs 2055 lakhs as grant spanned over a period of 6 years.

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2.Strengthening of Nandini Sperm Station:

  • To strengthen the existing infra structure
  • To produce 4-5 million disease free frozen semen by the end of 2017-18.
  • Project financial outlay Rs 678.20 lakhs.
  • Project implemented by KMF.

3.Fodder Development Programme:

  • To encourage fodder seed production, production incentive to the seed producers and e sales incentive to the milk producers.
  • For establishment of seed processing unit to produce quality fodder seeds.
  • To conserve green fodder silage demonstrations are implemented.
  • Demonstrate post harvest technology equipments to minimize wastage of fodder during harvesting.
  • Establishment and demonstration of storage of fodder silos.

4.Ration Balancing Programme:

  • To encourage proper utilization of available fodder and feed resource.
  • To minimize the cost of milk production.
  • To reduce the cost of feed materials.
  • To increase milk production and quality.
  • Financial assistance wil be provided for first two years of a module towards LRP salary, Note Books and all accessories for animal identification, measurement etc.,

5.Village Based Milk Procurement System:

  • To enhance the milk production in rural area.
  • To increase the quality parameters of milk production.
  • To strengthen the infra structure for milk chilling and distribution system.
  • To create awareness among farmers regarding clean milk production.
  • Financial assistance will be provided for DCS organization, installation of BMC’s and training.

1. Ksheera Bhagya:

  • The Ksheera Bhagya Scheme was launched on 1st Aug 2013 by GOK in co-ordination with KMF to provide nutritious food with protein and fat which is essential for healthy growth and all-round development of School Children as well as Anganwadi in the State.
  • Ksheera Bhagya Scheme was an innovative project conceived by KMF based on the suggestion of honorable CM of Karnataka to help the poor children of the State and also the Milk producers to dispose their surplus milk.
  •  Coverage of Ksheera Bhagya Scheme:
Sl. No. Animal Nutrition Schools Anganwadi
1 Schools / Anganwadi covered 55,683 nos 64,000 nos
2 No. of School / Anganwadi Children 64 lakhs 40 lakhs
3 Beneficiaries 1st to 10th standard in government and government aided schools in all over Karnataka Children from 6 months to 6 years
4 Milk Powder required WMP required per child is 18gms, ie., equivalent to serving 150ml of Milk. (given five times a week) SMP required per child is 18gms, ie., equivalent to serving 150ml of Milk. (given five times a week)
5 Milk required per day 5 LLPD 3 LLPD
6 Cost/Child/one serve Rs.5.25 Approx. Rs.5.25 Approx.


2. Milk Incentives to Milk Producers: Government announced this scheme during the year 2008-09 with the objective to encourage rural farmers to take up dairying by giving Rs.2/- per litre.  Government with effect from 14.5.2013  enhanced this incentive to Rs.4/- per litre.Government of Karnataka raised the incentive from Rs.4/- to Rs.5/- for every litre of milk supplied by producer to cooperatives

About 8.60 lakhs  milk producers are being benefitted by this scheme.

3.National Livestock Insurance:

Under National Livestock Insurance Scheme 31400 milch animals belonging to members of cooperative societies are targeted to provide insurance facility,.In this scheme Govt. contributes 40% premium, balance 30% each borne by milk union and milk producers respectively.

4.Dairy Development Fund:

As per order No: AHF:117: KDC:93:Dt:16-3-2002, a provision for creation of Dairy Development Fund by way of transfer of “any future savings out of the grants received from the GOK & GOI under plan and non plan schemes, any accretion to the fund by way of interest, provision made on the savings and also on the investment of corpus fund” has been made.

Under this provision, interest amounts of such grant received for encouraging dairying in northern Karnataka milk unions ( viz., Dharwad, Belagavi, Vijayapura, Ballari and Kalaburagi) is being utilized as Dairy Development Fund. The following activities are being subidised out of the DDF :

  • Conducting Artificial insemination, health and infertility camp and Calf rallies.
  • Purchase of LN2 and drugs & vaccines.
  • Perennial fodder plot development
  • Sales incentive given to dairy farmers, to encourage usage of fodder blocks.
  • Training and Extension programme etc.,

A Progeny Testing Project for Production of High Genetic Merit (HGM) Holstein Friesian Bulls under NDP-1 was launched in June 2012 with Karnataka Milk Federation as the End Implementing agency (EIA). The total financial outlay for this Project over a period of 6 years is Rs 2055 lakhs.

The main objectives of this Project: To produce genetically superior quality HF bulls through implementing a progeny testing project in the field A achieve a steady genetic progress in the cattle population for milk, fat and protein yield and type characters in villages where progeny testing project is being implemented.

The progeny testing project is being implemented in Bengaluru and Kolar milk unions covering 4 districts (Bangalore Rural, Bengaluru Urban, Ramnagaram , Kolar and Chikkabalapur) in 12 talukas (Bengaluru North, Devanahalli, Doddabalapur, Hoskote, Ramnagaram, Chennapatna, Anekal, Siddalagatta, Chintamani, Chikkabalapur , Kolar and Gauribidanur). The Progeny testing activities are carried out in about 924 villages where pure breed HF animals are available.

The Key performance indicators for this project are as under

# Particulars/Year  12-13  13-14  14-15  15-16  16-17  17-18  Total 
1 Minimum no of bulls to be put under test 25 25 30 30 40 40 19
2 Test doses to be distributed per bull 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 2000 -
3 Doses to be distributed per bull 3000 3000 3000 3000 3000 3000 -
4 Avg No of daughters registered per bull 216 216 216 216 216 216 -
5 Avg No of daughters recorded per bull 0 0 76 76 76 76 -
6 Number of bull calves available for distribution to semen stations 7 18 34 45 62 66 232

Progress KMF PTP under NDP-1

Total Artificial Insemination 322250
Total registered females calves 30634
Total females calves born 5812
Total females under milk recording 4511
Milk recording completed(females) 1988
Number of cows under milk recording  9021
Number of cows with milk recording completed   2665
Total number of H.G.M (H.F) male calves registered   347

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