Gangtok, January 8: The five beneficiaries from Budang Kamerey G.P.U were benefitted with two Murrah crossed milching buffaloes along with calves and three Holstein Friesian crossed milch cows with calves under Credit linkage facilities on January 7, in a campaign “Development through Credit” which was launched by the Hon’ble Chief Minister on 24th December 2020 at Goli ground Rangpo, East Sikkim.
The above mentioned livestock was handed over to the beneficiaries by Additional Director(East), Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services cum Nodal Officer Krishi Avam Pashudhan Mela East District Dr T. B. Ghatani. Also present along during the program were Veterinary Officer AH&VS Dr. Pratik Sharma, Consultant cum credit linkage facilitator Shri Pradeep Bhandari and the General public.
The beneficiaries were handed over with above mentioned milching buffaloes and milch cows after obtaining a sanctioned letter from the concerned Banks and maintaining required formalities.
The beneficiaries were also advised for registration of the above dairy animals at nearby Veterinary institutions as early as possible for further necessary health check-ups as well as for insurance.
(Press release from Additional Director (East)