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Goa Kamdhenu Scheme

The main objectives of the scheme is:

  • To help the farmers to get financial assistance for the purchase of Cross Breed Cows and Improved She Buffaloes for his Dairy Unit.
  • To promote self-employment in the Dairy Sector.
  • To boost the milk production in the State and to make state self-sufficient.
  • To strengthen the Dairy Co-operative movement in the State.
  • To ensure sustainability and provide improved income and livelihood.
  • To also encourage the schedule tribe and schedule caste communities.
  • To create employment in the State.


  • Any person residing in Goa for at least 15 years or more
  • Knowledge or experience in Cattle or Buffaloes farming.
  • Land for green fodder cultivation desirable.
  • Farmer who had availed the purchase of animals under the earlier Kamdhenu Scheme.
  • Applicant should necessarily have a Cattle shed to undertake the scheme.


  • Unit cost of Cross Bred Cow/Improved She Buffalo shall be limited to Rs. 60,000/- per animal expected to yield 2700 litres of milk per lactation for the purpose of release of subsidy.
  • Subsidy on the cost of the animal shall be as follows:

Number of Animals




1 to 5 (Grade A)

45,000 75 % 54,000 90 %
6 to 10 (Grade B) 37,500 62.5 % 54,000

90 %

11 to 20 (Grade C)

30,000 50 % 45,000 75 %
21 and Above (Grade D) 24,000 40 % 30,000

50 %

  • Incentives for transportation of the animals:
    • Rs. 1500/- per animal for the purchase made outside the State
    • Rs. 600/- per animal for the purchase made at cattle melas organized by the Department
  • Animals purchased under the Scheme should be insured for minimum period of a 3 years under the Comprehensive Insurance Policy with Bajaj Allianz Cattle Insurance Policy.
  • The animals purchased under the Scheme cannot be disposed-off for a minimum period of 3 years.

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