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The particulars of Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola and subordinate institutions, functions and duties

Name of the office:
  • Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola.
  • Address:

  • Pratishtthan Bungalow, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh krishi Vidyapeeth campus, Krishinagar, Akola-444 104
  • Office Incharge:

  • Dr. V.G.Ramteke, Chief Executive Officer, Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola (Additional Charge).
  • Jurisdiction:

  • State level (Maharashtra State)
  • Office Telephone No:0724-2259341/42
  • Office Timings: 10 a.m. to 5:45 P.M.
  • E-mail I.D. :
  • Weekly off and holidays:

  • Sunday and second and fourth Saturday of every month and all official holidays published in government gazette.
  • Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola has been established as per Government Resolution No. CDS-10/2001(PK-59) ADF-4, Mumbai-32 Dated 2/4/2002. The first head quarter of Maharashtra LiveZstock Development Board was established at Pune. The head quarter of Maharashtra Livestock Development Board was shifted to Akola on 12/09/2003 as per Government Resolution No. CDS-10/2001(PK-59) ADF-4, Mantralaya, Mumbai-32 Dated 7/6/2003.
  • Board of Directors

    Sr. No. Details
    1. Secretary (ADF), Mantralaya, Mumbai Chairman
    2. Commissioner, Animal Husbandry, M.S. Pune Member
    3. Commissioner, Dairy Development, M.S. Warali Mumbai Member
    4. Representative, BAIF, Uruli Kanchan, Pune Member
    5. Director Research, Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur Member
    6. Project Director, District Rural Development Agency, Satara Member
    7. Project Director, District Rural Development Agency, Nasik Member
    8. Chief Executive Officer, Z.P., Buldhana. Member
    9. Chief Executive Officer, Z.P., Akola Member
    10. Representative, Government of India, New Delhi. Member
    11. Chief Executive Officer, Maharashtra Livestock Development Board, Akola Member
  • Maharashtra livestock development board has been established government resolution no. CDS-10/2001(F. No-59) ADF-4 Mumbai -32 Dt. 2-04-2002. Head quarter: Akola, Camp Offices at Pune & Nagpur.
  • Executive committee

    • Secretary Chairman
    • CEO (Vet.) Member Secretary
    • Representative Central Govt. Member
    • 5 other members will be members of the Executive Committee. These members can be selected by the board of directors in the Annual General Meeting.

    Objectives / Mandate of MLDB

    • Conservation and upgradation of recognized breeds of the state.
    • Monitoring breeding policy.
    • Training to the farmers and professionals.
    • Strengthening of semen stations.
    • Organization of infertility camps.
    • Encouragement to NGO’s for livestock development.
    • To deliver breeding inputs at farmers door steps.
    • Supply of quality bulls used for NS.
    • To setup strict quality control of services and inputs.

    Institutions under MLDB

    • Frozen Semen Laboratories (Semen stations) (3)at Nagpur, Aurangabad & Pune.
    • Bull Mother Farms (7) Wadsa, Pohara, Kopargaon, Hingoli, Tathawade, Jath, & Junoni.
    • Bull Rearing Centres (2)Nagpur & Aurangabad.

    Resources of MLDB

    • Plan and non-plan Establishment grants from State Government.
    • Grants of Government of India.
    • Revenue receipt from sale of frozen semen doses and liquid nitrogen to Department of Animal Husbandry.
    • After production of High Pedigree Bulls and Bull Mothers, revenue generated from sale of additional livestock and related products.

    Duties & Responsibilities of MLDB

    • Implementation of policy for livestock production in the state through crossbreeding & upgradation by way of Artificial insemination. To decide dist. wise A.I. targets & its follow up.
    • Exercise strict control for the quality A.I. services in the state & best standard frozen semen doses as per the norms.
    • Implementation of Progeny Testing Programme to prove the bulls.
    • Implementation of National project on cattle & buffalo breeding.
    • Maintain proper co-ordination with Agriculture & Rural Development deptt., watershed area development programme & Swarna Jayanti Gram Swayam Rojgar yojana while implementing NPCBB.
    • To get active participation to dairy development NGO. Dairy co-ordinations, farmer breeds association & MAPSU through proper co-ordination.