Hill agriculture in India is confronted with the problem of uneven topography, soil erosion, small landholdings, inaccessibility with poor road infrastructure and opportunities of fertile land, high and dependable precipitation in the form of rain, snow and an agriculture friendly climate that can be the best bet for the development of watershed development programmes on a large scale.

This study aims to estimate the investment and return structure in rearing these goats and production of pashmina so that concrete policies regarding its development could be formulated.