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Small Farmers Welfare Fund (Under the aegis of the Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security)
Small Farmers Welfare Fund>SFWF Schemes>Calf Productivity Incentive Scheme (CPIS)

Calf Productivity Incentive Scheme (CPIS)

Purpose:
A cash grant of Rs 2,500 is payable to breeders under the Calf Productivity Incentive Scheme, for each calf they have successfully bred up to 3 months for a maximum of 30 weaned calves per year.
 
Objective:
To stimulate breeders to keep their calves healthy hence increasing the life expectancy of animals, to enable boosting up of milk and meat production.
 
Features:
To encourage breeders taking better care of their calves.
 
 
Cash Grant:
§  The Cash Grant is payable to breeders with the eligibilty criteria and after verification of the existence of the animal/(s) on the farm and criteria test of the eligibility of breeder made by the SFWF.
 
Eligibility Criteria:
§  The breeder must be registered with the Fund
§   Be holder of valid title deed / lease agreement for the land
§  The calf/ves must be duly tagged by the Division of Veterinary Services
§  The calf/ves must be at least 3 months old
§  The breeder must present the DVS Animal card/s of the calf/ves
 
Mode of application:
Applicants must submit their duly filled CPIS Application Forms   at the SFWF Head Office at Saint Pierre or at its sub-offices together with the following documents:
 
Required Documents / Info:
§  Valid title deed / lease agreement
§  Copy of National ID Card of the breeder
§  DVS Animal card/s
§  List of Tag Numbers of concerned calf/ves