Ushtra Vikas Yojana Rajasthan

Ushtra Vikas Yojana Rajasthan

Rajasthan being the biggest state for the camel now has become more conscious about camel production. In the supervision of the Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, the state government has launched a new scheme for Camels in the state namely Ushtra Vikas Yojana. The scheme is designed for the camels only and to encourage the camel birth and production in the state of deserts. On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Raje announced the scheme in an event. The scheme will be activated with joining hands with Animal Husbandry Ministry of the state.


  • Camels are said to be the ship of the desert and Rajasthan is called the state of desert. It is inevitable that camels are as important as other animals in Rajasthan. Moreover the Border Security Forces (BSF) in Indian Borders is the main set of people who use camels the most in the border area.
  • Unfortunately the number of camel has been decreased largely in last few years. From million to lakh, the number showed a steady decline in camel production in Rajasthan. Considering this fact as well as the recent Uri attacks and Indo-Pak rift, the state government has taken this initiative to make a better place for the camels in desert area.
  • The main motto of the government is to provide more camels to the BSF jawans as well as to the civilians who live around the desert area. Not only they want to increase the number of camels but also to provide healthier and more active