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The Department of Animal Husbandary, Daiying and Fisheries of Ministry of Agriculture under Govt. of India has been emphasizing piggery development in North Eastern States as it holds more than 25
% of total pig population of our country. Accordingly, it has been prioritized in National LiveStock Mission. But all the North Eastern States are cryng for quality piglets or quality germplasm due to non availability of sufficient pig breeding farm. On the other hand numbers of pig farms of Assam are found non functional due to non availability of exotic germ plasm. Secondly, import of exotic germplasm is also a herculean task. Hence, a combined effort of all the A.H. Veterinary Department of North Eastern States is the need of the hour to impress Govt. of India in relaxing the ban on importing....
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Role of livestock in agrarian economy is well recognized. Animal husbandry practices promote gender equity. The distribution pattern of income and employment shows that small farm units hold many
opportunities in livestock production. The growth in livestock sector is demand driven, inclusive and pro-poor. Hence, equal emphasis and more allocation in livestock sector shall be the priority for the states with agrarian economy. Improving productivity in a huge population of low productivity livestock is of the major challenge. However, potential of livestock can be harnessed only when technology, institutes, policies and financial support able to address the constraints of this sector.
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