Government of Jammu & Kashmir (UT)


Mr. Navin Kumar Choudhary (IAS)
Principal Secretary to Government
Animal/Sheep Husbandry, J&K

Dr. Abdul Salam Mir (KAS)
Director Sheep Husbandry Department,


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           The Department of Sheep Husbandry Kashmir is headed by a Director, headquartered at Lalmandi, Srinagar, Kashmir. Sheep Husbandry Department, J & K came into existence in the year 1962 as a separate department with the main objective of promoting sheep and goat development in the state having sufficient scope and potential owing to bountiful pastures and meadow lands presenting nutrient grasses and herbage for the pastoral activities. In late seventies a major expansion took place with the creation of Joint Directors, Deputy and Assistant Directors level officers. Latter in 1982 department was bifurcated with separate Directorates for the two divisions of Kashmir and Jammu and in 2006 Block Veterinary Offices headed by Block Veterinary Officers were established... Read more



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