DEDS

Dairy Entrepreneuship Development Scheme (DEDS)

Objectives of the Scheme

  1. Setting up modern dairy farms for production of clean milk
  2. Encourage heifer calf rearing for conservation and development of  good   breeding stock
  3. Bring structural changes in unorganized sector so that initial processing of milk can be taken up at village level.
  4. Up gradation of traditional technology to handle milk on commercial scale
  5. Generate self employment and provide infrastructure mainly for unorganized dairy sector.

Pattern of assistance

  1. Entrepreneur contribution (Margin)-10% of the outlay (Minimum)
  2. Back ended capital subsidy –25% of the outlay – general category (33.33% for SC/ST farmers)
  3. Effective Bank Loan – Balance portion/Minimum of 40% of the outlay.
  4. Government of India will provide 25% back ended capital subsidy to General category and 33.33% for SC/ST farmers of the cost of project subject to its component wise ceiling which will be adjusted against the last few instalments of repayment of bank loan.

Implementing Agencies-National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) will be the Nodal Agency for implementation of the scheme. Commercial Banks, Co-operative Banks and Regional Rural and urban Banks will implement the scheme. The scheme is open to organized as well as unorganized sector.

Target group/beneficiaries

The Department has proposed this scheme for dairy development and the  Eligible beneficiaries of the scheme are agricultural farmers, individual entrepreneurs and groups of unorganized and organized sector. Group of organized sector, includes self-help groups, dairy cooperative societies, Milk unions, milk federation, etc.. This scheme shall also help in employment generation at village level as well as Dairy Co-operative Society level.

S.NoComponentUnit CostPattern  of

Assistance

iEstablishment of small dairy units with crossbred cows/ indigenous descript milch cows like Sahiwal, RedSindhi, Gir, Rathi  etc / graded buffaloes   upto 10 animalsRs 4.00 lakh for 10 animal unit – maximum

minimum unit size is 2 animals with an upper limit of 10 animals.

25% of the outlay (33 .33 % for SC / ST farmers, Back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 1.50 lakh for a unit of 10 animals ( Rs 2.00 lakh for SC/ST farmers,). Subsidy shall be restricted on a prorata basis  to Maximum  10 animals subject to ceiling of Rs15000/- for one animal ( Rs 20,000 for SC/ST farmers )
iiRearing of heifer calves – cross bred, indigenous descript milch breeds of cattle and of graded buffaloes – upto 20 calvesRs 5.30 lakh for 20 calf unit  with an upper limit of  20 calves25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy s. Subsidy shall be restricted on a prorata basis  with maximum 20 calves .Maximum permissible capital subsidy is Rs 6000/ calf ( Rs 8000/- for SC/ST farmers)
iiiVermi compost with milch animal unit ( to be considered with milch animals/small dairy farm and not separately )Rs 22,000/-25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers)as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 5,500/- ( Rs 7300/- for SC/ST farmers,).or actual whichever is lower.
ivPurchase of milking machines /milkotesters/bulk milk cooling units (upto 2000 lit capacity)Rs 20 lakh25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 5.00 lakh ( Rs 6.67 lakh for SC/ST farmers). or actual whichever is lower
vPurchase of dairy processing equipment for manufacture of indigenous milk productsRs 13.2 lakh25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 3.30 lakh ( Rs 4.40 lakh for SC/ST farmers). or actual whichever is lower
viEstablishment of dairy product transportation facilities and cold chainRs 26.50 lakh25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 6.625 lakh ( Rs 8.830 lakh for SC/ST farmers). or actual whichever is lower
viiCold storage facilities for milk and milk productsRs 33 lakh25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 8.25 lakh ( Rs 11.00 lakh for SC/ST farmers). or actual whichever is lower
viiiEstablishment of private veterinary clinicsRs 2.60 lakh for mobile clinic and Rs 2.00 lakh for stationary clinic25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 65,000/- and Rs 50,000/- ( Rs 86,000/- and Rs 66,000/-  for SC/ST ) respectively for  mobile and stationary clinics or actual whichever is lower
ixDairy marketing outlet / Dairy parlourRs 100000/-25% of the outlay (33.33 % for SC / ST farmers) as back ended capital subsidy subject to a ceiling of Rs 25000,/-( Rs 33000/- for SC/ST farmers). or actual whichever is lower