Govt. of Maharashtra

Supply of Six Milch Animals Scheme in Maharashtra

Supply of six Milch Animals scheme launched by state government of Maharashtra for rural areas. This scheme is implemented by department of animal husbandry Maharashtra. The purpose of the scheme to increase milk production and creates employment for the rural areas in the state. Under this scheme, State government provide subsidy to buy group of 6/4/2 milch cows and buffaloes. This scheme is applicable to the General / SC / tribes farmers in rural areas in Maharashtra. Under this scheme, general category beneficiaries get 50% of total cost and Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes beneficiaries get 75% project cost given as a grant to farmers. The state government reserve 3% quota for handicapped and 30% quota for woman to get benefits from this scheme. Supply of six Milch Animals implemented in all districts in Maharashtra excluding Pune, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Ahmednagar and Kolhapur districts. The milch cows/ buffaloes received under this scheme required to manage more than 3 years and developed dairy business within 3 years are mandatory.

Benefits of Supply of Milch Animals Scheme:

  • Benefits to get group 6/4/2  milch animals like cows and buffaloes
  • Benefits of 6 Milch animals project cost of Rs. 335184
  • Benefits of 4 Milch animals project cost of Rs. 170125
  • Benefits of 2 Milch animals project cost of Rs. 85061
  • Benefits of 50% subsidy for general category and 75% subsidy for SC/ST

Eligibility criteria for Scheme:

  1. Farmers belong to rural areas in Maharashtra are eligible for this scheme
  2. Woman also eligible for this scheme
  3. Educated unemployed person belongs to rural areas are eligible
  4. Beneficiary husband/ wife should not be employed or retired from government, semi-government, local government ministry or government organization

Documents required:

  1. Applicant identity proof such as Aadhaar card
  2. Applicant 7/12 or 8/A
  3. Applicant Gram panchayat Namuna 8
  4. Applicant caste certificate
  5. Applicant Self-employment registration card copy of Office
  6. Applicant issue certificate if any
  7. Applicant bank account details if required

Application procedure:

  1. Applicant contact animal husbandry Development Officer (Extension), Panchayat committee
  2. Applicant contact animal husbandry department in Maharashtra
  3. Applicant also contact District Animal Husbandry Officer of Zilla Parishad and District Deputy Commissioner of Animal Husbandry for application procedure

References & details

  1. For more information about Supply of six Milch Animals scheme in Maharashtra visit
  2. http://mahades.maharashtra.gov.in/MPSIMS/ViewSchemeProfile.do?mode=printProfile&recordId=86879&planYearId=2012
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