Odisha Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS)
The OLRDS was formed and registered vide Order No. 21074/213 dt. 25.10.2000, with the Aim & Objectives to boost up rural economy and reduce the rising trend of unemployment situation. Government of India have decided to launch a Project, namely â€œNational Project for Cattle & Buffalo Breeding (NPCBB) in the State of Orissa during the 9th Five Year Plan period, basing on the instruction of Govt. of India to form a State Implementing Agency, so as to ensure timely and meaningful implementation of the Project, State Govt. have been pleased to form a Society, namely â€œOrissa Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS) to be registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govt. of Orissa, F. & A.R.D. Department is the President and the Director of AH & VS, Orissa is the Member Secretary of the OLRDS.
The Department of A.H & Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India during the ninth plan have initiated action virtually formulated a comprehensive project for Cattle & Buffalo Breeding in consultation with various State Government and others.
The 100% centrally assisted project NATIONAL PROJECT FOR CATTLE AND BUFFALO BREEDING (NPCBB) besides being convergence of ongoing central plan schemes namely, EFST, Progeny Testing Programme and National Bull Production Programme has laid down much emphasis on,
- Radically improving coverage of Breedable bovine population under organised Breeding Programme.
- Door step delivery of AI services.
- Implementation of the scheme through a State implementing agency