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The Department of Animal Husbandry is one of the important Technical departments of the Government of Sikkim which came into existence as a separate department from April, 1975. The Department is headed by Secretary under the Charge of Minister of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services and the technical section is headed by two Directors. [read more]

Functions Of The Department :
Animal Husbandry sector is the major source of the supplementary income for the rural households. Livestock production had always been an integral part of the rural livelihood in Sikkim. The livestock wealth of Sikkim still constitutes a natural resource base with immense livelihood implications. The contribution of the livestock sector to the state NSDP is 6.7%.[read more]
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Immediate ban on entry of pigs
24-Jul-2014
Following the outbreak of encephalitis in the state of West Bengal, the Department of AHLF&VS completely imposes ban on entry of pigs from outside the state
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