Before the year 1962, Animal Husbandry &
Veterinary has been functioning as a branch
under community Block (CD) and on 1.4.1962, it
was upgraded to Sub-Divisional A.H & Vety.
Office, Lunglei and on 24.8.1977 the department
functioned under the establishment of District
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Officer, Lunglei.
The main objectives and aims in creating this
Department were to prevent and combat ailing
animals, to educate public in rearing animals
more economically ; and introduce and replace
local animals through induction of cross-bred
The Department of A.H & Vety is
having its headquarters at Chandmary, Lunglei
and Sub- Divisional Office at Tlabung and its
service covering all Villages under Lunglei
Besides the above mentioned information, Joint
Director, Southern Zone Office at farm Veng,
Lunglei and Principal, School of Vety Science at
Lungpher covering School of Vety Science, Cattle
breeding & Piggery farms are being functioning
A : Veterinary Services :
(i) The Department has
1 No. Veterinary Hospital, 5 Nos. of Veterinary
Dispensaries, 19 Nos. of Rural Animal Health
Centres. All these were Supervised by the
Veterinary Doctors and Veterinary field Staffs.
The main objectives and aims are treatment,
prevention and control of animal diseases
through vaccination, medication etc.
Under the Mizoram Regulation of Animal Movement
Act 2000, Animal Check Post is established at
Tlabung to check Entry of Animals in the
(ii) Veterinary Extension Education : The
Department has been organizing Veterinary
Extension works like farmers training in Poultry
Piggery, Cattle, etc. frequently.
B. Animal Husbandry :
(i) District Poultry Farm : In this farm Rhode
Island Red (RIR), White Leg Horn and Kuroiler
Layer were reared to promote Poultry Farming in
the District and were distributed to the public.
(ii) Cattle Breeding Farm : Jersey and Holstein
Frisien were reared. The objectives of theis
farm is to upgrade the Cattle breeding and to
increase milk production among the local
farmers. Milk is also distributed through this
(iii) Piggery Demonstration Farm: Piggery
Demonstration Farm were sold Yorhshire. Landrace
were kept in this farm and were used to upgrade
the local breeds of pig through Artificial
Insemination. Piglets were also sold at lower
rates to the farmers. The indigenous breed
(Zovawk) is also reared here to preserve the
(iv) Integrated Dairy Development Plant : To
promote clean milk production to the public,
this Plant is successfully running distributing
an average of 7100 lts/day.
The Department submitted a scheme for rearing
Pig amounting to Rs.10 lakhs for 34 Units at
Hlumte village. The scheme has been sent to the
Government approval through the Vice Chairman,
High Power Committee, Lunglei Vide No.G20017/08-
DAH&V(L)41 of 8.2.2010.
Besides this, the Department is planning to
construct Slaughter House and strengthen
Integrated Dairy Development Project and await
for Government approval.
ASPIO - 1) District A.H.& Vety
2) Vety Assistant Surgeon, Lungsen.