AH & Veterinary
Animal Husbandry is an important sector of economic growth in India and rearing livestock directly influence the Socio-economic Status of rural poor, more particularly the tribal population of the country. As it act as an insurance coverage for the down trodden and socially weaker sections of the society.
In Arunachal Pradesh the livestock production and agriculture are inter linked and both are crucial for the food security of the people. Livestock sector plays an important and vital animal protein, in supplementing family income and generating gainful employment in the rural sector particularly among the landless, small marginal farmers and women and thus act as a dependable source of income in time of needs. With the increase in human population the demand for Livestock Production is even increasing.
Arunachal Pradesh “The Land of Down Lit Mountain” stands like the sentinel in North-Eastern tip of Indian union is proud to be the homeland of the highest Mithun population in the country. It is laden with varieties of natural fodders conducive for rearing of livestocks and can be harnessed for commercial rearing of livestock and poultry industry.
In Lower Dibang Valley District livestock sector plays an important and vital role in providing nutritive rich animal protein food, in supplementing family income and above all plays an important role in Socio-religious obligation of the tribal population.