Integrated Livelihood Support Programe

ILSP-Integrated Livelihood Support Programe

Providing facilities to shepherds for wool and livelihood improvement by Machine Shearing, treatment camps and establishment of Sheep/Goat Paravet Centres

Sponsored by – Integrated Livelihood Support Programme (ILSP-IFAD)

This project was implemented in the year 2015-16 under which 06 paravet centres each at Bhatwari, Purola (Uttarkashi), Bhilangana (Tehri), Joshimath (Chamoli), Munsyari (Pithoragarh) and Kapkot (Bageshwar) were established in the 05 sheep dense populated districts of the state. The paravets were trained in minor veterinary services and their major activities include survey of sheep and goat farmers, motivating the farmers for creating producer groups and helping out USWDB in organization of Machine shearing camps.

Under this project for the year 2015-16, 06 treatment camps, 08 machine shearing camps have been organized. 32 shepherds have also been trained in machine shearing through these camps.