JAIPUR: The proposed National Livestock Mission, supported by a budget allocation of Rs 307 crore, is likely to strengthen the animal husbandry industry in the state. Rajasthan is among the leading states in livestock production and it contributes nearly 11% to the state GDP.

The livestock mission will help to attract investment and enhance productivity along with increasing the availability of feeder and fodder. The experts and farmers related to animal husbandry welcomed the step.