Welcome to Punjab Livestock & Dairy Development Board
Punjab Livestock & Dairy Development Board (PLDDB) is a non-profit Organization established under Section 42 of the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The PLDDB has been aimed to develop Livestock & Dairy sector of the Punjab while facilitating small & large farmers in production, processing & marketing with the latest infrastructure and modern farming technologies to improve their animals’ genetics and milk/ meat production ratio. PLDDB is also meant to accelerate private investment opportunities in this sector. The whole domain will result-in poverty reduction and economic growth of the Punjab. The Board is being operated by 3 major wings i.e. Farm Production & Planning, Nutrition Resource Management and Field Service & Capacity Building.
To make Punjab a Livestock-hub for meeting the indigenous demand and to compete the global markets.
To exploit the potentials of Livestock sector as an Economy Engine for the poverty alleviation / employability & transforming into a viable industry through Public Private Partnership.
- Facilitate 71% landless/small holding farmers in shape of silage, training and consultancy.
- Genetic improvement of non-descript cattle herd for higher productivity & poverty alleviation.
- Accelerated promotion of livestock in the corporate sector for exploiting the consumer market potentials.
- Promotion of producers’ controlled co-operative dairy farming.
- Establishment of State of the Art SPUs.
- Preservation & genetic up-gradation of local breeds to compete international standards/market.
- Adoption and farmers’ facilitation of modern technologies for developing high pedigree pure bred and cross bred cattle herd.
- Providing professional consultation to farmers in all fields of Livestock.
- Arrange trainings, awareness workshops, seminars and academic courses.
- Facilitation of progressive farmers in establishing modern livestock farms.
- Undertaking of Joint Ventures with individuals, firms, companies, institutions & entrepreneurs engaged in livestock, locally or internationally.
- Promotion of Silage & Hay for higher yielding through better Nutrition Resource Management.
- Provision of jobs to young rural men and women under Breed Improvement Technician (BIT) & Women Livestock Extension Workers (WALE) programs.