Cattle Breed Conservation

The Rashtriya Gokul Mission aims to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner. The mission will also undertake breed improvement program for indigenous cattle breeds to improve the genetic make-up and increase the stock; enhance milk production and productivity; upgrade nondescript cattle using elite indigenous breeds like Gir, Sahiwal, Rathi, Deoni, Tharparkar and Red Sindhi besides distributing disease-free high genetic merit bulls for natural service.
Funds under the scheme will also be allocated for strengthening of bull mother farms to conserve high genetic merit Indigenous breeds.