Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF)

The scheme is under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan stimulus package of Rs 15000 crores for incentivizing investment of Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO), individual entrepreneurs, private companies, MSME and Section 8 companies across processing and value addition in dairy, meat, animal feed manufacturing, breed improvement and multiplication through technology interventions. The Central Government will provide interest subvention of 3% to eligible entities for eligible activities under the AHIDF scheme through eligible lending institutions. Credit guarantee by Govt. up to 25% of total borrowing to projects which are viable and covered under MSME norms will be provided by NABARD.

The Central Govt. has developed, a dedicated portal namely www.ahidf.udyamimitra.in through which the applicant can submit the loan application online. Scheme related guidelines are available in the aforementioned portal and also at www.dahd.nic.in