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Government Of Assam Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Assam Livestock Development Agency

Avail the Livestock Insurance Scheme/Risk Management


  • Risk coverage to farmers and cattle rearers against any eventual loss of their animals 
  • Demonstration of benefit of the Scheme to livestock owners 
  • Popularization to attain qualitative improvement in livestock and their products
  • To bring about genetic up-gradation of Cattle and Buffaloes as well as acquisition of proven indigenous animals


The Government of India introduced a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) on Livestock Insurance on a pilot basis for promotion of the livestock sector during 2005-06 & 2006-07 at Jorhat & Barpeta district in Assam along with the 100 selected districts of the country. The full fledged extended scheme on Livestock Insurance, which was approved on 20.11.2008 for remaining period of Eleventh Five Year Plan, by the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India,has been implemented at Kamrup, Nagaon, Barpeta, Jorhat, Morigaon & Sonitpur districts in Assam among the 300 selected districts of the country. This scheme is important to provide more effective measures for disease control and improvement of genetic quality of animals and to build a mechanism of assured protection to the farmers and cattle rearers against eventual loss of such animals.

Eligibility Criteria

  •  He /she should be a farmer 
  • He/ She should have livestock to insure 
  • Cattle and Buffalo can only be given for insurance

Important Timeline

 The livestock insurance scheme is approved within 15 days of submission of the application. This is the last year for the Scheme to be operational, it will be obsolete from the next year.

How to apply

 The farmer should contact the nearest veterinary officer to avial the insurance

Type of Service

 Offline: Yes

Whom to Contact

 Nearest Veterinary Officer, District Veterinary