SMBC-EDEG

Salvaging of Male Buffalo Calves

(SMBC-EDEG)

1.Salvage and rear male buffalo calves to enhance survival rate,

2.Increase availability of buffalo meat for export and domestic markets,

  1. Enlarge raw material base for leather industry,
  2. Improve availability of by-products such as meat-cum-bone meal, tallow, hides, bio-fertilizer, brushes, combs and buttons, etc.,
  3. Improve India’s foreign exchange earning through export of buffalo meat and leather products
Salvaging of Male Buffalo Calves-EDEG
1 Mini Units: Rearing of male Buffalo calves upto 25 calves. At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs. 6,250/- per calf. It would be implemented by the State Governments and subsidy would be channelized through NABARD. The beneficiary will have to avail bank loan to a tune of minimum 50% of project cost minus subsidy and prescribed beneficiary share.
2 Commercial Units: Rearing of male Buffalo calves, more than 25 calves upto 200 calves at one location. At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs. 1,50,000/- per 25 calves (at the rate of Rs.6,000/- per calf). It would be implemented by the State Governments and subsidy would be channelized through NABARD. The beneficiary will have to avail bank loan to a tune of minimum 50% of project cost minus subsidy and prescribed beneficiary share.
3 Industrial Rearing Units: more than 200 calves upto 2000 Buffalo calves at one location. At 25% level subsidy – subsidy ceiling Rs. 6,25,000/- per 200 calves (at the rate of Rs.3,125/- per calf). It would be implemented by the APEDA and subsidy would be channelized through NABARD. The beneficiary will have to avail bank loan to a tune of minimum 50% of project cost minus