MILESTONES

1892 - Establishment of Civil Veterinary Department
1944 - Establishment of Serum Institute (VBRI)
1948 - CVD renamed as Animal Husbandry Department
1949 - Supply of Breeding Bulls under premium bull scheme
1955 - Introduction of Key Village Scheme and Artificial Insemination
1959 - Introduction of Cross Breeding Programme
1961 - Establishment of Semen Banks
1964 - Introduction of Intensive Cattle Development Blocks
1971 - Launching of Operation Flood I – Biggest Dairy development Project
1974 - Starting of Intensive Sheep Development Projects
1975 - Functioning of Indo Swiss Project
1976 - Reorganization of Animal Husbandry Department
1976 - Introduction of Livestock Production Programmed for weaker sections
1977 - Formation of A.P Meat and Poultry Development Corporation
1981 - Operation Flood II
1981 - Formation of A.P. dairy Development Co-operative Federation
1984 - Introduction of Frozen Semen Technology
1985 - Up gradation of Taluk Level Hospitals
1985 - Operation Flood III
1988 - Technological mission for Dairy Development
1991 - Launching of National Project on Rinderpest Eradication
1992 - Formation of A.P. Sheep Development Co-operative Federation
1995 - Control of Rinderpest disease by Mass Vaccination
1998 - Formation of Andhra Pradesh Livestock Development Agency
2007 - Introduction of Pashu Kranthi Scheme
2007 - Introduction of Jeevakranthi pathakam
2009 - Pavala Vaddi scheme for Milch Animal, Sheep rearing and Poultry
2010 - Introduction of Disease Diagnostic Kits
2010 - Introduction of 9000 Mini Dairy Units
2010 - Strengthening of Animal Husbandry Disease Diagnostic Labs.
2010 - Modernization of Animal Vaccine production units.
2010 - Strengthening of more than 800 Veterinary Institutions.
2011 - Formation of Animal Husbandry Department Sports & Cultural Association.
2011 - Up gradation of 500 RLUs to Veterinary Dispensaries.