LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT AND DAIRY PRODUCTION

INSTITUTE

 

The prime intention of starting this course is to train the students in this field and provide them a source of earning along with farming.

Having regard to the potential of livestock sector in generating self-employment, Dhamangaon Education Society under the aegis of Dhamangaon Polytechnic started in 1985-86 the  job oriented 2 year course entitled Diploma in Dairy Farming Management and Animal Husbandry approved and recognized by Board of Technical Education, Mumbai.  The intention of the management in starting the said course was to provide the avenues of self-employment to eligible and educated youths, particularly in the present gloomy situation of an imbalance in between the employment opportunities available and the number of needy aspirants.

The above mentioned diploma course was later transferred and affiliated to Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur in 2006-2007  and was renamed as Livestock Management and Dairy Production.

 
BRIEF INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE
 
 
1
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA S.S.C.  PASSED  
 
2
DURATION OF COURSE  2 YEARS  
 
3
INTAKE CAPACITY
60 STUDENTS  
 
4
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION MARATHI  
 
5
COURSE TYPE  VOCATIONAL  

 

OUTLINE OF THE COURSE


THIS TWO YEAR DIPLOMA COURSE COMPRISES THEORY AND PRACTICALS.  TOTAL NUMBER OF SEVEN SUBJECTS ARE PRESCRIBED FOR BOTH FIRST AND SECOND YEAR OF THIS COURSE.


SCOPE OF THE COURSE

1
The students after completing the course are eligible for the post Of Livestock Supervisor.
2
The students being trained in dairy management, poultry development, goat farming etc which are complementary to farming can go in these fields and create self-employment by their efforts.
3
The students can get the employment as curator, specimen technician, post-mortem assistant etc.  Similarly they can work as laboratory assistant in public or private dairies.

 

The students having passed the said diploma course from this institute are selected as livestock supervisors and are working in various government agencies from 1987 thereby bringing fame to their institute.