What? For the first time in the world under the scheme National Mission on Bovine Productivity ‘e-pashuhaat’ portal has been developed for connecting breeders and farmers regarding availability of bovine germplasm.
Through the portal breeders/farmers can sell and purchase breeding stock, information on all forms of germplasm including semen, embryos and live animals with all the agencies and stake holders in the country has been uploaded on the portal.
India has the largest bovine population in the world. But most of the indigenous have low genetic potential for milk production and are suited for draught animal power.
CurrentShortcomings in Animals Trade Market: No authentic organised market & Difficult to get quality- disease free high genetic merit germ plasm.