Technical Inputs

 ERCMPU is giving the following technical inputs to enhance milk production and to support DCS.

  • The Union has 8 veterinary service units and 1 decentralized veterinary units through which around 8000 veterinary emergency cases are attended every year.
  •  Ernakulam Milk Union has established 118 artificial insemination centers in the societies, by training the DCS staff and providing them the cryocans and A.I accessories under the NPCBB programme. These centres carry out around 80000 artificial inseminations every year.
  •  Cattle feed is made available to APCOS. About 3000 MT of cattle feed is sold by the APCOSs every month.
  •  Heifer Adoption Programme: Female calves with good pedigree are collected and given cattle feed at 50% cost up to the age of first calving.
  •  Interest subsidy for cattle loan.
  •  Cattle Insurance Premium Subsidy
  •  Mediclaim insurance for farmers, Society staff and their family members.
  •  Milking Machine Purchase Subsidy
  •  Paddy straw supply at subsidized rate.
  •  Cattle shed construction, renovation subsidy in Idukki district.                                        
  •  Special prizes to leading farmers
  •  District wise awards for best performing societies, bulk milk cooler units, farmers and societies supplying best quality milk.
  •  Subsidy for milk can purchase
  •  Subsidy for purchase of electrical centrifuge
  •  Building grant to selected societies
  •  Transportation charges to farms.
  •  Subsidy for purchase of rubber mats.