Fodder and Feed Development for Farmers, dairy cooperatives, NGOs etc.


Ministry of agriculture


Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries is implementing a centrally sponsored fodder development scheme to supplement the efforts of states in feed and fodder development.

The scheme was modified in 2010 to ensure efficient use of available fodder/feed. With an outlay of Rs.141.40 crore, this scheme incorporates the following new components/technology interventions:

  • To strengthen of feed testing laboratories
  • Introduction of chaff cutters
  • To establish silage making units
  • To demonstration ofAzolla cultivation and production units
  • To establish by-pass protein production units
  • To establish Area Specific Mineral Mixture (ASMM)/feed pelleting/feed manufacturing units

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


To supplement the efforts of states in feed and fodder development


Farmers, dairy cooperatives, NGOs, unemployed youth



The amount of subsidy for establishment of fodder block making units has been increased to 50% to encourage better participation and land requirement for assistance under grassland development including grass reserves component has been revised to 5-10 hectares.

Per unit cost varies from Rs.0.70 to 85 lakh.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to

To Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Government
of India.





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