National Bank for Agriculture Development (NABARD) Regional Office Ludhiana conducted a workshop on DEDS (Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme), submission of claims and Government sponsored schemes in collaboration with Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana at GADVASU Campus, Ludhiana today on 06.11.2019. The workshop was attended by 30 officers from Dairy Development, Animal Husbandry Department, Bankers and Progressive farmers.
Dr. H.K. Verma, Director of Extension Education, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana delivered a lecture on Extension services provided by GADVASU for promoting dairy & other inputs provided by university to the farmers.
Sh.Parveen Bhatia, DDM, NABARD , Ludhiana explained DEDS (Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme), a centrally sponsored scheme implemented through NABARD with an objective to promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean milk, encourage heifer calf rearing, bring structural changes in the unorganised sector and generate self-employment.He explained objectives of the scheme & also explained that new subsidy claims to be filed in NABARD Ensure portal,formation of FPOS and other initiatives taken by NABARD Punjab Regional office in Ludhiana for upliftment of rural poor.
Further, it is important to mention that NABARD has sanctioned a project for subscribing monthly magazine ' Vigiyanik Pashu Palan' of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University to 800 Farmers clubs, operational in Punjab for adopting recommendations of University to manage animals in the scientific way for productivity enhancement.
Sh. Dilbagh Singh, Deputy Director Dairy explained DEDS, initiatives and training programme run by Dairy Department.
Shri Anil Kumar LDM, Punjab & Sind Bank explained credit operations, DEDS scheme, and role of banks.