Dairy entrepreneurship development scheme
- This is a credit-linked subsidy scheme of government to promote the setting up of modern dairy farms.
- The applicant/entrepreneur has to make arrangements for a minimum 10% of the total money needed for setting up a modern dairy farm.
- For rest, the government provides 25% capital subsidy (33.33% for SC/ST) and the remaining amount is provided as a loan (minimum 40%) by the Commercial Banks, Cooperative Banks, Regional Rural Banks, and Urban Banks.
- The nodal implementation agency for this scheme is NABARD.