Powers and Duties of Joint Director of Animal Husbandry (Live Stock Specialist) Watershed Development Department

  • In-charge of all Schemes concerning to Live stock and fodder sector of WDD.
  • Issue of Administrative and Technical Sanctions for Animal Husbandry & Fodder Production Projects.
  • Suggest suitable Animal Husbandry and Fodder Programmes / Plans for implementation at Field Level.
  • Keeps close liaison with Dept of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Sciences, KMF, Sheep Board, Poultry Federation, U.A.S. & other Live stock concerned institutions.
  • Responsible for monitoring all the schemes of Live Stock and Fodder Sector of WDD.
  • Responsible for approval and sanction of estimates concerned to Live Stock and Fodder Sector regarding technical matter.
  • Review of progress of projects and reporting to the Commissioner, WDD.
  • ​To assist Commissioner in specific Technical matters concerned to Live stock.
  • ​To associate with other participating Sectors in achieving integrated objectives of WDD programmes.
  • Minimum eight field visits per month or as specified from time to time.
  • Provide Technical guidance to the field staff regarding Animal Husbandry and Fodder Production Programmes.
  • Any other responsibilities entrusted by the Commissioner of W.D.D.
  • Ensure integration with other sectors for integrated Watershed Development.
  • Planning for and arranging concurrent midterm and final evaluation of schemes / projects entrusted to him.
  • Ensure planning implementation and monitoring of physical and financial progress of watershed Development Schemes of Districts and project components entrusted by Commissioner, Watershed Development Department.
  • ​Responsible for progress in schemes / components entrusted for which he is in-charge.​