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              Information under
  Right to Information Act 2005
 PROCEEDINGS OF THE DIRECTORATE OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY:
                 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

                                     Present : Dr.B.Ashok, IAS

                                 -
Right to information Act, 2005 Animal Husbandry Department - State Public information
officer and Assistant State Public Information Officer designated in Head of the
Departments Orders issued

No : X4/36836/05/ Vig.                   Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 20th December 2005

Read:- G.O.(P) No. 367/2005/GAD. Dated, 10-10-2005.

                                            ORDER


       In the Government order read above, Government have issued orders constituting the
Kerala State Information Commission in the wake of enactment and publication of the right
to information Act, 2005 by the Central Government. It has been inter-alia that senior level
officers in each department will be identified district wise and designated as State Public
Information officer for providing information concerning the department to persons
requesting for the same as laid down in section 5(1) of the said Act. Accordingly District
Animal Husbandry Officers of the department has been designated as State Public
Information Officer of the respective districts.
       Under the above circumstance the Additional Director (A.R) of this directorate is
designated as State Public Information Officer and Assistant Director (F.D) is designated as
State Assistant Public Information Officer in the head quarters as laid down in section 5( 1)
and 5(2) of the Right to information Act-2005, with immediate effect. They will receive
applications for information as regards the directorate and provide it after colleting the fees
prescribed by the Government from time to time.
       They will convene a meeting to chalk out the implementation of the Right of
Information Act in the Head Quarters forthwith.

                                                                                Sd/-
                                                                        Dr. B. Ashok, I A S
                                                                             DIRECTOR
Animal Husbandry Department-Right to Information Act 2005 Animal Husbandry Department-
               State Assistance Public Information Officer in each District

              1    Dr.Abdul Karim,
                   Senior Veterinary Surgeon,
                   Nedumangadu
              2    Dr.N.A.Sony
                   Assistant Project Officer,
                   RAIC, Meenangadi
                   (Kalpetta Block Information Officer)
              3    Dr.T.Surendranathan,
                   Venior Veterinary Officer, VPC, Mananthody
                   (Mananthody Taluk Information Officer)
              4    Dr.G.Sherly, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary
                   Dispensary, Pulppally,( Betheri Taluk Information
                   Officer)
              5.   Dr.K.C. Thankachan, Senior Veterinary Surgeon,
                   DVC, Thrissur.
              6    Dr.S.Sulficar, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary
                   Hospital, Ranny.
              7    Dr.Gopalakrishnan Nair, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC,
                   Vaikkom.
              8    Dr.P.M.Jayakumar, Senior Veterinary Surgeon,
                   Veterinary Hospital, Thrikkarippur.
              9    Dr.M.P.Girish Babu, Asst. Director, RPF, Mundayad,
                   Kannur.
              10   Dr.R.P.Kanaran, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Dist.
                   Veterinary Centre, Kozhikode.
              11   Dr.P.V.Narendran, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, Dist.
                   Veterinary Surgeon, Thodupuzha.
              12   Dr.P.Balachandran, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC,
                   Sasthamcotta, Kollam.
              13   Dr.D.Sushamakumari, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC,
                   Kottakara.
              14   Dr.Simon Daniel, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC,
                   Pathanapuram.
              15   Dr.Abdul Khadar, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC,
                   Kottiyam
              16   Dr.C.Madhu, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC, Palakkad.
              17   Dr.L.Ravikumar, Senior Vety Surgeon, Vety Hospital,
                   Pettah, Trivandrum.
              18   Dr.Sivadasan, Senior Vety. Surgeon, VPC, Parassala

              19   Dr.M.S.Shanavas, Senior Veterinary Surgeon, VPC,
                   Nedumangad.
              20   Dr.K.A.Shajahan, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC, Attingal.
                 21  D.r.Raji.P.John, Asst. Project Officer, RAIC, Mavelikkara
                 22  Dr.P.L.Thomas, Senior Veterinary Surgeon,
                     Motor Boat Veterinary Hospital, Alappuzha.
                 23 Dr.Ayub, Asst.Project Officer, RAIC, Nilambur.
                 24. Dr.Santhosh Kumar.P.K., Senior Veterinary Surgeon,
                     MUA, Ernakulam.


                      ANIMAL HUSBANDRY DEPARTMENT, KERALA

                       Particulars of its organization, functions & duties

        The Department of Animal Husbandry in Kerala came into existence in 1956. The animal
health care and livestock and poultry production are the main objectives of the department. The
major activities of the department are Veterinary services and Animal Health Care, Disease
Eradication Programmes, Cattle, Goat, Pig, and Poultry Development programmes, Control of
Zoonotic diseases, Extension, Training programmes for Farmers and Veterinarians and
Production of Biologicals.

    The activities of Animal Husbandry Department have been led by the broad goal of rendering
livestock forming a strong component of General Development Process in the state.

         Specifically the functions & duties of this organization have the following main
                                         components.

   1.   Strengthening the livestock population of the state in terms of both number and quality
   2.   Increasing the production of milk, egg and meat
   3.   Creating more self- employment opportunities in the Animal Husbandry sector.
   4.   Assisting weaker sections of the society to enhance their income level.
   5.   Control of animal diseases
   6.   Conduct scientific studies into relevant aspects of livestock rearing.
   7.   Collection and analysis of data and information on the A H Sector of the state.
   8.   To equip the farmers with modern scientific practices in Animal Husbandry.

    The majority of livestock population in the state is concentrated in villages. Mostly peasants
and agricultural laborers are engaged in cattle rearing and allied activities. Hence any
development in the Animal Husbandry sector will strengthen the rural economy. About 10% of
the Gross Domestic Product of the state is contributed by this sector.

    Milk, egg and meat are the principal primary products of Animal Husbandry in Kerala. This
sector can also contribute its share to the industrial Development of the state by way of supplying
industrial products like bacon, hides, skins etc.

   Protective and promotional activities of the Animal Husbandry Department are being
conducted through various institutions such as, Veterinary Dispensaries, Veterinary Hospitals,
Veterinary Poly Clinics, District Veterinary Centres, Intensive Cattle Development Projects, and
ICDP Sub Centres etc.

                     Objective of the Department of Animal Husbandry:

        1.  To evolve Schemes to retain the traditional livestock farmers in AH Sector..
        2.  Transfer of Technology from labs to field.
        3.  To exploit the production potential of Livestock & Poultry.
        4.  Effective implementation of breeding policy.
        5.  Capacity building of technical and administrative staff.
        6.  IT applications for better office management.
        7.  To conduct Research and Development and survey on problems faced by the
            farmers, consumers and public.
        8. To continue supply of good quality germ plasm to farmers.
        9. To conserve local breeds pertaining to livestock and poultry of our state.
        10. To implement innovative Schemes like rearing of Malabari Goats, quail husbandry,
            rabbit husbandry, bull calf rearing, Azolla cultivation etc.
        11. To implement Hygienic Meat Production by proper Meat Inspection &
            Modernisation of Slaughter Houses.
        12. Effective Control of Zoonotic diseases through treatment, Screening of Animals,
            Vaccination, Creating public awareness through Farm Information Bureau.

                                   General Administration

      The Animal Husbandry Directorate is housed in Vikas Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram.

       The overall technical, administrative and financial control is vested with the Director,
supported by two Additional Directors, three Joint Directors, six Deputy Directors and five
Assistant Directors, attached to the Directorate.

      The major technical wings at the Directorate are Veterinary Services and Animal Health,
Planning, Livestock Production, Poultry and Animal Husbandry Statistics.

      Administrative wing of the Department comprises of an Administrative Officer, Finance
Officer, two Administrative Assistants and one Accounts Officer.

       A Statistical wing is functioning in the Directorate under the guidance of Joint Director
(Statistics). The cell consists of two wings - the Official statistics wing and the Sample Survey
wing. One Research Officer is allotted to Official Statistics wing and two Research Officers to
the Sample Survey wing.

The following is the staff pattern of the Directorate

Director
Additional Directors (2)
       1. Animal Health & Veterinary Service.
       2.    Planning.
Joint Directors (3).
       1. Livestock Production.
       2. Poultry.
       3. Statistics.
Deputy Directors (6).
       1. Planning.
       2. Veterinary.
       3. Key Village.
       4. Extension.
       5. Swine Husbandry.
       6. Poultry.
Assistant Directors (5).
       1. Planning.
       2. Cattle Development.
       3. Rabies Eradication.
       4. Central Store Organisation.
       5. Fodder.
Finance Officer.
Administrative Officer.
Administrative Assistants (2).
Accounts Officer.
Research Officers (3).
       1. Sample Survey (2).
       2. Official Statistic Wing (1)

                   Institutions under the direct control of Head Quarters.

   1. Chief Disease Investigation Office, Palode
   2. Epidemiological Cell, Thiruvananthapuram
   3. Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals, Palode
   4. Livestock Disease Control Office, Thiruvananthapuram.
   5. Special Livestock Breeding Programme- Head Quarters, Thiruvananthapuram
   6. Central Hatchery, Chengannur
   7. Avian Disease Diagnostics Lab, Thiruvalla
   8. Cattle Sterility Office, Aluva
   9. Swine Husbandry Office, Aluva
   10. Rinderpest Eradication Scheme, Head Quarters, Palakkad
   11. Livestock Management Training Centres at Mundayad, Malampuzha, Aluva, and
       Kudappanakkunnu.

District Level Administration

     The responsibility of district level Animal Husbandry activities is vested with the District
Animal Husbandry Officer in the cadre of Joint Director.
            The District Animal Husbandry Officer has technical as well as administrative control over
     all the veterinary institutions in the districts except those, which are directly administered from
     the head quarters. In technical matters a Deputy Director and a Veterinary Surgeon assist
     District Animal Husbandry Officer.

          Various Animal Husbandry activities have been conducted under the guidance of District
     Animal Husbandry Officer for ensuring Animal Husbandry and welfare of farmers.

                                              _____________


                                     The power and duties of officers

                               DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

                                          FINANCIAL POWERS

1          Original Works                                   Rs. 7.5 lakhs*

           Petty construction & maintenance of
2                                                           Rs. 25,000*
           Government buildings

3          Hiring of private buildings                      Rs.2500 per month*

4          Write off
                                                            Rs.5000/- in each case with annual limit of
           a) Irrecoverable arrears of revenue
                                                            Rs. 25,000/-*

           b) Unserviceable/broken articles                 Rs.3000/- in each case

                                                            Rs.15,000/- in each case with annual limit of
           c) Livestock & Poultry
                                                            Rs. 1.5 lakhs*
           d) Death of Livestock/Poultry during
                                                            Rs.7500/- in each case
           transportation
           Disposal of Unserviceable articles & stores
5                                                           Rs. 15,000*
           in auction
                                                            Rs.500/- in each case with annual limit of
8          Local purchase of stationary
                                                            Rs. 5000/-
                                                            Expenditure from office expenses when
9          Purchase of reference books
                                                            there is no budget provision
                                                            Rs.1500/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.
10         Non - recurring contingent charges
                                                            10,000/-
11   Petty items of expenditure                       Rs.200/- at a time

                                                      Rs.10,000/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.
12   Purchase of a stores
                                                      50,000/-**
15   Repair of Motor Vehicles
                                                      Rs.10,000/- in each case with annual limit
     i) a) Sanction repair of LMV
                                                      subject to budget provision
                                                      Rs.20,000/- in each case with annual limit
     i) b) Sanction repair of MMV & HMV
                                                      subject to budget provision##
     ii) To pay 75% of the bill of approved
     workshop
     iii) Replace minor parts of department           Rs.1000/- at a time without inspection by
     Vehicles                                         AEE of REW#
                                                      Rs.3000/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.
     iv) Purchase of spare parts
                                                      30,000/-#
                                                      Rs.5000/- in each case with annual limit of
17   Participation in exhibition
                                                      Rs. 50,000/-

19   Deputation for Training                          Within the country by rail*
26   Ceremonial function                              Rs.2,000/- for each function
27   Printing of forms
     Printing locally if Govt press cannot print in
                                                      Rs.20,000/- at a time
     1 month
                                                      Rs.500/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.
     Printing in emergency situation
                                                      5,000/-

                                                      Rs.1.25 per head with limit of Rs.200 each
28   Refreshment Charges
                                                      time with annual limit of Rs.2000/-

29   Office shifting & hiring of private buildings    Rs.2500/- per month

32   Condemnation of articles                         Rs.10,000/- in each case

     Purchase of audiovisual/multimedia
33                                                    Rs.35,000/- at a time
     equipments & refrigerators

34   Contracts for maintenance of equipments          Rs.10,000/- at a time
                 ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
                          ADMINISTRATIVE POWERS
                                    All leave except Special disability leave, Leave for
3    Leave
                                    study purpose & Leave without allowance
5    Tours                                  a) Adjoining districts of neighbouring states

                                            c)Subordinate officers- Within the state

                                            d) Sanction advance TA to subordinate officers

                                  FINANCIAL POWERS
     Petty construction & maintenance of
1                                         Rs.7500/-
     Government buildings
2    Works                                3 lakhs
3    Hiring of private buildings          Rs.1500 per month
6    Non - recurring contingent charges   Rs.5000/-
7    Local purchase of stationary           Up to Rs.500/-at a time, Annually Rs.3000/-

8    Purchase of books                      As per budget provision & KFC Vol II

9    Exhibition charges                     Up to Rs.3000/-at a time, Annually Rs.15,000/-
10   Write off
     a) Irrecoverable arrears of revenue    Up to Rs.1000/-at a time, Annually Rs.5000/-

     b) Unserviceable/broken articles       Rs.2000/- without annual limit

     c) Livestock & Poultry                 Rs.10,000/- at a time without annual limit

     Disposal of Unserviceable articles &
11                                          Rs.10,000/- in each case
     stores in auction
     Repairs & Replacement of parts of
                                            Rs.2000/- without reference to AEE,Rs.1000/- with
15   refrigerators/tools/plants & other
                                            approval from AEE
     equipments
17   Purchase of a stores
     AS for purchase of stores              Up to Rs.7,500/-at a time, Annually Rs.50,000/-
18   Repair of Motor Vehicles
     a) Sanction repair of LMV              Rs.7500/- in each case
     a) Sanction repair of MMV & HMV        Rs.15,000/-in each case
          b) To pay 75% of the bill of approved
          workshop
          c) Replace minor parts of department
                                                     Rs.1000/- at a time without approval of AEE
          Vehicles
          Purchase of tyres, tubes & MT
19                                                Rs.3000/- at a time
          batteries
21        Printing of forms
          Printing locally if Govt press cannot
                                                  Rs.10,000/-
          print in 1 month
          Printing in emergency situation         Up to Rs.500/-at a time, Annually Rs.2000/-

25        Photographic charges                    Up to Rs.500/-at a time, Annually Rs.2000/-
27        Condemnation of articles                Rs.5000/-


                        JOINT DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
 Officers in the cadre of Joint Directors who are not head of offices will have only financial powers
                                       FINANCIAL POWERS
    1 Works                                                        Rs.2 Lakhs at a time
    2 Hiring of private buildings                  Rs.1000 per month
         Petty construction & maintenance of
    3            Government buildings              Rs.5000/-
    4 Write off
          a) Unserviceable/broken articles        Rs.1000/-

          b) Condemnation of articles             Rs.3000/- at a time without annual limit

          c) Livestock                            Up to Rs.10,000/-at a time, Annually Rs.50,000/-

          d) Poultry                              Up to Rs.1000/-at a time, Annually Rs.10,000/-
        Auction sale of Unserviceable articles
                                                  Rs.3000/- at a time without annual limit
      6 & stores
        Auction sale of usufructs                 Rs.10,000/- at a time without annual limit
      8
      9 Non recurring contingent charges          Rs.3000/- at a time
     10 Printing of Forms                         Rs.2500/-
     11          Purchase of Furniture            Rs.5000/- at a time
            Purchase of Medicine, equipment,
     12         appliances& sundry items
        (i) Sanction local purchase of
                                             Rs.5000/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.50,000/-
     Medicine, equipment, appliances&
                                             during emergency situations
                 sundry items
      Purchase of Chemicals, antigens,
                                             Rs.7,500/- at a time without annual limit
13                biologicals
15       Purchase of reference books
   a) Sanction purchase                      Rs.2000/-

     b) Subscriptions to journals            Rs.250/- in each case to subordinate officers

          Local purchase of stationary       Up to Rs.100/-at a time, Annually Rs.500/-
16
          Purchase of tyres, tubes           Up to Rs.1,500/-at a time, Annually Rs.10,000/-
18
20 Repair of Motor Vehicles
   a) Sanction repair of LMV,MMV &
                                             Rs.5000/- in each case*
   HMV
     (i)a) Repair & Replace minor parts of
     department Vehicles                     Rs.3000/- at a time
     (i)b) To pay 75% of the bill of
     approved workshop
                                             In case of break downs only, during course of
     (ii) Purchase of spare parts in
                                             journey for absolute minimum requirement just to
     emergency situation
                                             make the vehicle run
       Repairs & Replacement of parts of
                                             Rs.750/- without reference to AEE,Rs.1500/- with
        refrigerators/tools/plants & other
                                             approval from AEE
21                 equipments

              Photographic charges           Up to Rs.100/-at a time, Annually Rs.500/-
22
23         Expenditure for Exhibition        Rs.1000/-
                                             Rs.1/- per head subject to maximum of Rs.100/- at
              Refreshment Charges
26                                                  a time and annual limit of Rs.1000/-
                       DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Officers in the cadre of Deputy Directors who are not head of offices will have only financial powers
                                      FINANCIAL POWERS
          Petty construction & maintenance of
 1                                                                     Rs.3500/-
                  Government buildings
  2           Hiring of private buildings                          Rs.750 per month
  3                     Works                                         Rs.1 Lakh
  4                    Write off
           a) Unserviceable/broken articles       Rs.500/- at a time with an annual limit of Rs.5000/-
          b) Condemnation of Unserviceable
                                                        Rs.500/- at a time without annual limit
                      articles
                     c) Livestock                   Up to Rs.5000/-at a time, Annually Rs.25,000/-

                      d) Poultry                     Up to Rs.250/-at a time, Annually Rs.2500/-
         Disposal of unserviceable articles &
  6                                                  Up to Rs.1000/-at a time, Annually Rs.5000/-
                  stores in auction
  7            Auction sale of usufructs               Rs.1500/- at a time without annual limit

  9              Purchase of Furniture                            Rs.2000/- at a time
        Purchase of Veterinary Equipments &
 10                                                  Up to Rs.1000/-at a time, Annually Rs.5000/-
                     appliances
 11             Purchase of Medicines                Up to Rs.1500/-at a time, Annually Rs.7500/-
                Purchase of Biological
 13                                                    Rs. 7500/- at a time without annual limit
             products/antigens/chemicals
 15          Purchase of reference books          Up to Rs.500/- at a time, annual limit of Rs.1000/-

 16         Local purchase of stationeries           Rs.100/- at a time, annual limit of Rs.1000/-
             Purchase of tyres, tubes & MT
 17                                                 Rs.2000/- at a time, annual limit of Rs.10,000/-
                        Batteries
 18             Repair of Motor Vehicles
         1. a) Repair & Replace minor parts of
                                                    Rs.3000/- at a time, annual limit of Rs.10,000/-
                   department Vehicles
             1. b) To pay 75% of the bill of
                   approved workshop
               2. Purchase of spare parts in
                                                    Rs.500/- at a time without sanction from AEE
                   emergency situation
     19                  Hiring of Vehicles                           Rs.1000/- at a time

               Repairs & Replacement of parts of
                                                     Rs.1000/- without reference to AEE,Rs.3000/- with
     20         refrigerators/tools/plants & other
                                                                    approval from AEE
                           equipments
     21                  Printing of Forms                            Rs.200/- at a time

     23                  Demurrage Charge                  Rs.25/- at time annual limit of Rs.150/-

     24                Photographic charges              Up to Rs.100/-at a time, Annually Rs.500/-

     26              Non recurring charges                            Rs.1500/- at a time
     32         Cattle show/calf rallies/seminars                      Up to Rs.1000/-
                                                     Rs.1/- per head subject to maximum of Rs.40/- at a
     34                Refreshment Charges
                                                              time and annual limit of Rs.300/-

     35          Land improvement/cultivation                Rs.100/- at a time, annually R.200/-




                       ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
 Officers in the cadre of Assistant Directors who are not head of offices will have only financial powers
FINANCIAL POWERS
1        Works                                        Rs.2000/-
2         Rent of private buildings                  Rs.250 per month
          Petty construction & maintenance of
3                                                    Rs.1000/-
          Government buildings
          a) Unserviceable/broken articles           Rs.100/- at a time with an annual limit of Rs.1000/-
          b) Condemnation of Unserviceable
                                                     Rs.200/- at a time with annual limit of Rs. 1000/-
          articles
          c) Poultry                                 Up to Rs.100/-at a time, Annually Rs.1000/-

          c) Livestock                               Up to Rs.3000/-at a time, Annually Rs.30,000/-
          Transporting charges of
7                                                    Rs.500/-
          Livestock/poultry
9         Auction sale of usufructs                  Rs.1000/- at a time without annual limit
          Purchase of Medicines/Veterinary
10                                                   Rs.500/- at a time
          Equipments/ appliances
11        Purchase of vaccines/antigens               Up to Rs.500/-at a time, Annually Rs.2500/-

12        Purchase of stationeries                    Up to Rs.100/-at a time, Annually Rs.500/-
13        Purchase of Furniture                       Rs.1000/- at a time
15        Purchase of reference books                 Up to Rs.200/- at a time, annual limit of Rs.500/-

16        Purchase of tubes/retreading charges        Up to Rs.1000/-at a time
17        Repair of Motor Vehicles
           a) Repair & Replace minor parts of
                                                      Rs.500/-,annually Rs.2000/-
          department Vehicles
           b) To pay 75% of the bill of approved
          workshop
          Repairs & Replacement of parts of
18        refrigerators/tools/plants & other          Rs.500/- at a time
          equipments
20        Demurrage Charge                            Rs.5/- at a time, annually Rs.50/-

21        Photographic charges                        Rs.100/- at a time, annually Rs.500/-

22        Mike Hire Charges                           Rs.100/- at a time, annually Rs.200/-
          Fodder cultivation/land improvement in
23                                                    Rs.250/- at a time annually Rs.500/-
          Govt Land
24        Non - Recurring expenditure                 Rs.1000/- at a time
25        Cattle show/calf rallies/seminars           Rs.500/-




                      VETERINARY SURGEON OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
                                       FINANCIAL POWERS
     2       Recurring expenditure           Rs.25/- at a time
     3       Non - Recurring expenditure     Rs.50/- at a time

     6       Purchase of Medicines                 Rs.100/- at a time annually Rs.1000/-

             Minor repairs & replacement of
     7                                             Rs.100/- at a time annually Rs.500/-
             spare parts of motor vehicles

     9       Purchase of stationeries              Rs.25/- at a time annually Rs.100/-

     10      Auction sale of usufructs             up to Rs.250/- at a time
11     Payment of Photograph etc.           Rs.50/- at a time annually Rs.250/-

                                            Does not exceed Rs.100/- at a time with an annual
12     Mike Hire Charges
                                            limit of Rs.200/-


       Fodder cultivation/ improvement      Does not exceed Rs.100/- at a time with annual
13
       in Govt Land                         limit of Rs. 200/-




        ADDITIONAL POWERS TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR IN CHARGE OF
              FARMS/HATCHERIES OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

3       Purchase of Medicines            Rs.3000/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.10,000/-
        Purchase of
        Feed/Fodder/Feed                 Rs.10,000/- for 3 months in the absence of valid
4       Ingredients                      contract
5       Purchase of empty containers                      Rs.1000/- at a time

    ADDITIONAL POWERS TO ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (IN CHARGE OF FARMS)
2       Write off of Poultry             Rs.200/- in each case with annual limit of Rs.2000/-

4       Purchase of Medicines            Rs.2000/- at a time with annual limit of Rs.10,000/-

                                         Sanction local purchase for 3 months in absence of
                                         valid contract
        Purchase of
5       Feed/Fodder/Feed
        Ingredients                      Purchase feed ingredients for feed mixing unit for 3
                                         months in absence of valid contract up to a limit of
                                         Rs.15,000 each time
6       Purchase of empty containers     Rs.1000/- at a time
        Repairs & replacement of
        parts of
7                                        Rs.700/- in each case annual limit of Rs.3000/-
        refrigerators/tools/plants &
        other equipments
9       Uniform Cloths & foot wears
                              DIRECTORY OF OFFICERS

                              GOVERNMENT OF KERALA

                     ANIMAL HUSBANDRY DEPARTMENT
                                Website: ahd.kerala.nic.in


DIRECTORATE OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, Vikas Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram

                                                            Phone: Off       Phone: Res/Mob
Dr. R. Vijayakumar , Director                               2302283             9447702283
                                                     Fax: 0471 2302283          9387755421
                                                     Email: directorah@yahoo.com
Dr. K. Udayavarman, Additional Director                     2302381             9349185404
                                                     Fax: 0471 2302381
Dr. K.G. Suma, Additional Director                          2302381             9387100375
Dr. Abdul Kahar, Joint Director (Livestock Production)      2303683             9447351835
Smt. J. Vijayamma, Joint Director (Statistics)              2303683             0471 2347175
Dr. Mathew Jacob, Deputy Director (Planning)                2302683             9447036371
Dr. N. Ajayan, Deputy Director (Key Village)                2302683             9447324846
Dr. Charles Philip, Deputy Director (Swine Husbandry)       2302683
Dr. K.K. Jayaraj, Deputy Director (Poultry)                 2303683             9847347094
Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Assistant Director
               (Fodder Development)                         2303683             9847264468
Dr. S. Sunil kumar, Assistant Director (Planning)           2303683             9846095865
Dr. E.G. Prem Jain, Assistant Director
               (Cattle Development)                         2303683             9447396153
Dr. S.S. Rani, Assistant Director (Rabies Eradication)      2303683             9847780828
Dr. D. Jayarus, Assistant Director
               (Central Stores Organisation)                2303683             0471 2352447
Sri. George Thomas, Finance Officer                         2302683
Sri. K.P. Roy, Administrative Officer                       2303683



                                   OTHER OFFICERS


Dr. R. Vijayakumar, Director, Institute of Animal
     Health &Veterinary Biologicals, Palode             95472 2840262         9387755421
Dr. Rebecca Thomas, Special Officer, AHD manual                               0471 2731556
Dr. N.N. Sasi, Registrar, Kerala State Veterinary
       Council, Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram          2435246               0471 2555475
Dr. K.G. Suma, Project Coordinator, Goraksha
       (Animal Disease Control Project)                 3950305               9387100375
Dr. Brahmanandan, Project Officer, Livestock
        Disease Control, Thiruvananthapura,           0471 2460837         0471 2301646
Dr. H. Viswanathan, Chief Disease Investigation
        Office, Palode                                95472 2840252        0471 2306899
Dr. J. Chandramohan, Joint Director
        (Rinderpest Eradication), Palakkad            04912520626          9847787411
Dr. J. Mohan, Principal Training Officer, Livestock
     Management Training Centre, Kudappanakunnu       0471 2732918         9447419174
Dr. N.K. Jayasooryan, Principal Training Officer,
   Livestock Management Training Centre, Mundayad     0497 2721168         0484 2658141
Dr. Abdul Salam,Deputy Director, Special Livestock
        Breeding Programme,Thiruvananthapuram         0471 2326557         0476 2680577
Dr. T. Ramesh, Deputy Director, Epidemiology          0471 2476962         0471 2729314
Dr. K.C. James Central hatchery, Chengannur           0479 2452277         9447230185
Dr. Thulaseedharan, Avian Disease Diagnostic
        Laboratory, Thiruvalla                        0469 2700413         0479 2444055
Dr. Baby Cyriac, Cattle Sterility Office, Aluva       0484 2624441         0482 2251256



                    DISTRICT ANIMAL HUSBANDRY OFFICERS

                                                      Office         Res./Mobile

Dr. Devadas Thampi, Thiruvananthapuram          0471 2330736         0478 2822992
Dr. S. Chandrankutty, Kollam                    0474 2793464         0476 2623730
Dr. Shamsudeen Rauther, Pathanamthitta          0468 2322762         9895201037
Dr. Prabhakaran Pillai Idukki                   04862 222894         0486 2224797
Dr. K.C. Vijayan, Kottayam                      0481 2563726         9847472253
Dr. V.K. Ramesan, Alappuzha                     0477 2252431         9447110062
Dr. N. Santhi, Ernakulam                        0484 2360648         0484 2551374
Dr. M. Saifudeen, Thrissur                      0487 2361216         0474 2475067
Dr. A. I. Vasanthan, Palakkad                   0491 2520297         9846325678
Dr. K.K. Sasi, Malappuram                       0483 2734917         9847743711
Dr. M.A Bahuleyan, Kozhikode                    0495 2768075         0487 2361968
Dr. S. Prabhasuthan, Wayanad                    04936 202292         9447340404
Dr. Ravi Varma, Kannur                          0497 2700267         9447263592
Dr. D. Somaraj, Kasargod                        04994 255483         0470 2673064

                 E-mail addresses of District Animal Husbandry Officers

Kasargode                        dahoksd@rediffmail.com
Kannur                           dahokannur@yahoo.com
Kozhikode                        daho_kozhikode@rediffmail.com
Wyanad                           dahowyanad@gmail.com
Malappuram                       daho10@rediffmail.com
Palakkad                         dahopkd@rediffmail.com
Thrissur                         thrissurdaho@yahoo.co.in
Ernakulam                        dahoekm@sancharnet.in
Idukki                           dahoidukki@hotmail.com
Kottayam                         dahoktm@yahoo.com
Alappuzha                        dahoalpy@sancharnet.in
Pathanamthitta                   dahopta@dataone.in
Kollam                           daho@yahoo.com


                         DISTRICT COORDINATORS (ADCP)

                                                        Office         Res./Mobile

Thiruvananthapuram         Dr. A.P.S.Nair               04713950305    9847918482
Kollam                     Dr. K.K. Thomas              04743955460    9847136387
Pathanamthitta             Dr. Mohan kunju              0468 2270206   9447563224
Idukki                     Dr. Prabhakaran Pillai       04862395992    9447876361
Kottayam                   Dr. Gigy Ninan Mathew        04812301431    9447041658
Alappuzha                  Dr. Sukumara Pillai          04772252431    9447564770
Ernakulam                  Dr. K.V. Sukumaran           04842627495    9388637215
Thrissur                   Dr. V. Sunil kumar           0487 3956144   9847044500
Palakkad                   Dr. C. Madhu                 0491 2529155   9447939254
Malappuram                 Dr. A. Ayub                  0483-3096701   9447883038
Kozhikode                  Dr. Jancy                    04952762050    9447010131
Wayanad                    Dr. Dr. Prabhakaran Pillai   04935241331    9349109956
Kannur                     Dr. Dr. V. Rajan             04972702982    9447994560
Kasargod                   Dr. Dr. Narendran nair       0467 2217250   9847249963


                     E-mail addresses of District Coordinators,ADCP

Kasargode                        adcpksd@sancharnet.in
Kannur                           adcpkannur@yahoo.co.in
Kozhikode                        dcoadcp04@gmail.com
Wyanad                           adcpwyanad@gmail.com
Malappuram                       gorakshadco05@gmail.com
Palakkad                         dcadcppkd@gmail.com
Thrissur                         adcptsr@gmail.com
Ernakulam                        adcpekm@yahoo.com
Idukki                           adcpidukki@yahoo.co.in
Kottayam                         adcpkottayam@gmail.com
Alappuzha                        adcpalp@yahoo.co.in
Pathanamthitta                   adcppta@yahoo.com
Kollam                           adcpkollam@yahoo.com
Thiruvananthapuram               goraksha@gmail.com
                      PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS

                                                Contact No.         Mobile No
State PRO              Dr. N. Ajayan            0471 2302683        9447324846
Assistant PRO          Dr. D. Shine Kumar       0471 2303683        9847111827
Thiruvananthapuram     Dr. Winny Joseph         0471 2365967        9447479767
Kollam                 Dr. B. Ajith Babu        0474 2556855        9387305134
Pathanamthitta         Dr. N. Prince                                9447324295
Alappuzha              Dr. P.L. Thomas          0477 2252285        9447867217
Kottayam               Dr. G. Sunil             0481 2563726        9447067768
Idukki                 Dr. Lal. G. Mathew       04862 220059        9847887878
                                                      228859        9447196230
Ernakulam              Dr. Lovely.K.Zachariah   0484 2360648        9249400302
Thrissur               Dr. T.P. Sethumadhavan   0487 2557868        9846108992
Palakkad               Dr. M.A. Nazar           0491 2802108        9349803883
Malappuram             Dr. Bipin.K.C            0483 2734815        9447153448
                                                     2736034
Kozhikode              Dr. Jacob Varghese       0495 2361780        9447654073
Wayanad                Dr. Anil Zachariah       04936 203716        9447544656
Kannur                 Dr. T.V. Jayamohan       04972 784487        9388777222
                                                                    9447416026
Kasargod               Dr. Sunil. G. M                              9447005589

                     CENTRAL VETERINARY STORES
                                              Office           Res./Mobile
Thiruvananthapuram    Dr. C.G. Jolly   0471 2330736            0471 2416614
Thrissur              Dr. Jayanthi     0487 2282153            9447350191
Kozhikode             Dr. P.P. Kanaran 0495 2723408            9349730992


                     DISTRICT VETERINARY CENTRES

Thiruvananthapuram           0471 2302643
Kollam                       0474 2795076
Pathanamthitta               0468 2270908
Idukki                       0486 2229063
Kottayam                     0481 2564623
Alappuzha                    0477 2252285
Ernakulam                    0484 2351264
Thrissur                     0487 2334686
Palakkad                     0491 2520297
Malappuram                   0483 2734815
Kozhikode                    0495 2368349
Wayanad                      04936 202729
Kannur                       0497 2700184
                            DEPARTMENT LABORATORIES

Chief Disease Investigation Office, Palode            0472 – 2840252 Fax: 0472 – 2840262
Avian Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Thiruvalla        0469 – 2700413
National Project on Rinderpest Eradication,Palakkad   0491 – 2520626
Disease Investigation Office, DVC, Kannur.            0497 – 2700184


                 LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTRES

LMTC, Kudappanakunnu                0471 2732918
LMTC, Mundayad                      0497 2721168
LMTC, Aluva                         0484 2624441
LMTC, Malampuzha
PTI, Chengannur                     0479 2452277


                           OFFICERS IN CHARGE OF FARMS
                                                Office                 Res./Mobile
CATTLE FARMS
DLF Kudappanakunnu          Dr. T. Rajeswari    0471 2732962
BBF, Kuriottumala           Dr. V. Sunilkumar   0475 2227485           9447118008
Jersey Farm, Vithura        Dr. A.S. Bijulal                           9447389223
JFEU, Chettachal            Dr. N.K. Subhash Chandran                  95472 2185364

GOAT FARMS
Goat Farm, Parassala        Dr. A.S. Rajan         0471 2223099        9447600468
Goat Farm Komeri,           Dr. C.N. Dinesh        0490 2303675 (pp)

PIG FARMS
PBU Parassala               Dr. Nagarajkumar      9447242952
PBU Kunnamkulam             Dr. K. Vinod kumar 9447668796
PBF Kappad                  Dr. Rajagopala kartha 9447020614

POULTRY FARMS
CH Chengannur               Dr. K.C. James         9447230185
RPF Malampuzha              Dr. T.R. Girija        0491 2815206
RPF Kureepuzha              Dr. S. Lethakumari     9447065568
RPF Mundayad                Dr. S.N. Bindu         9447868918
DPF Kolany                  Dr. G.S. Madhu         9447466229
Duck Farm Niranam           Dr. Sissy Philip       0479 2452946
RPF Kudappanakunnu          Dr. Jamaludheen        0471 2730804
RPF Mundayad                Dr. Gireesh Babu       9895566586
RPF Koovappady              Dr. G. Padmakumar      9447187787
RPF Chathamangalam          Dr. Ninakumar          0495 2287481
                             PROJECT OFFICERS of ICDPs
                                                  Office                Res./Mobile
Kannur               Dr. T.V. Unnikrishnan 0490 - 2700184 (O)           0490 - 2344020 (R)
                                                                        9388500972
Kozhikode            Dr. S. Nataraja Pillai                              9447126227
Palakkad.            Dr. K.P. Achuthan kutty      0491- 2527358         9447075872
Mala                 Dr. Kuriakose Mathews        0485- 2277221         9447821039
Aluva, Ernakulam     Dr. M.S. Babu Issac          0484 – 2624441(O)     0484 - 2525907(R)
                                                                         9447419348
Kattappana           Dr. P.J. Jose,               04862- 200742         9447415245
Pathananthitta       Dr. P.T. Raj                 0468-2270206(O)        04828- 236540 (R)
Kottarakkara         Dr. Babu Jacob               0475 - 2228483
Thiruvananthapuram   Dr. C.D. Jasmine             0471- 2370506

                     ASSISTANT PROJECT OFFICERS OF RAICs

                                                        Office              Res./Mobile
Dr. K.S. Balachandran Nair, R.A.I.C, Chalakudy          0480-2704063        9447154063
Dr. P. Balachandran,RAIC, Sasthamcottah, Kollam         0476-3950424(O)     9447090404
                                                        0476- 2690404(R)
Dr. T. Shiraskhan, RAIC, Iritty                                             9349316606
Dr. P.P. Ashaq, RAIC, Payyannur                         0497- 2777854       9847008363
Dr. K.A. Shajahan, RAIC, Attingal                       0474- 2593548       9447186296
Dr. C.D. Jasmine, APO, RAIC, Nedumangad                 0471- 2370506
Dr. K. Jaancey, APO, RAIC, Kozhikode                    0495- 2762050       9447010131
Dr. K.P. Preetha APO, RAIC, Shoranur                                        9847686095
Dr. C. Madhu, APO, RAIC, Palakkad                                           9447939254
Dr. I.M. Muhusin Koya APO, RAIC, Mannarkad                                  9847554329
Dr. Eanas Augustine APO, RAIC, Adimali                  04862- 200096
Dr. Rani. M. Thomas, RAIC, Thiruvananthapuram           0471-2317506
Dr. J. Manoharan, RAIC, Aralummoodu                     0471- 2402072       9349876841
Dr. N.A. Sonni, RAIC, Meenangadi, Wayanad                                   9847309966
Dr. Reji. P. John, RAIC, Mavelikara, Alappuzha                              9847461919
Dr. Menon Ravi, RAIC, Kodungallur, Trissur                                  9349822228
Dr. D. Sushama kumary, APO, RAIC, Kottarakkara                              9447799793
Dr. M.P. Ramani, APO, RAIC, Aluva, Ernakulam            0484- 2624441       9546375785
Dr. Abraham Oommen, RAIC, Pathanamthitta                0469-2664087        9349612338
Dr. H. Sajeev, RAIC, Ranni,                             04735- 227786       9447207250
Dr. Jaya Chandy, RAIC, Mallappally                      0481- 239442        9447420310
Dr. Sanil. G. Cheeran, RAIC, Kunnamkulam                04885- 223129       9847923129
Dr. C.N. Dinesh, APO, Kommeri                           0490- 2303675
Dr. K.J. James, APO, RAIC, Nedumkandum                  0484- 2576651
Dr. S. Gopalakrishnan Nair, APO, RAIC, Vaikam           04829-221267        9447647599
Dr. Rasiya Konthalam, APO, RAIC, Kanjirappally          0482 8202545
Dr. P.G. Valsala, APO, RAIC, Thodupuzha                 04862 229223
Dr. M. Abdul Kahar, APO, RAIC, Kottiyam.                                    9349410404
Dr. Simon Daniel, APO, RAIC, Pathanapuram.   04734- 275756
Dr. Ayub, APO, Nilambur                                      9447883038