Rashtriya Gokul Mission

Rashtriya Gokul Mission for UPSC IAS
  • Rashtriya Gokul Mission has been implemented for the development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds since December 2014.
  • It is continued under the umbrella scheme Rashtriya Pashudhan Vikas Yojana from 2021 to 2026.

What are the objectives of the Rashtriya Gokul Mission?

  • To enhance the productivity of bovines and increase milk production in a sustainable manner using advanced technologies.
  • To propagate the use of high genetic merit bulls for breeding purposes.
  • To enhance Artificial insemination coverage through strengthening the breeding network and delivery of Artificial insemination services at farmers’ doorstep.
  • To promote indigenous cattle & buffalo rearing and conservation in a scientific and holistic manner.

Latest News

  • 17 April 2023:
    • Recently, the Uttarakhand government launched the ‘A-HELP’(Accredited Agent for Health and Extension of Livestock Production) programme.
    • A-HELPs will help in artificial insemination under the Rashtriya Gokul Mission (RGM).


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