NCDC has been providing financial assistance to poultry cooperatives since 1974-75 for creation of infrastructure (Establishment, Modernization, Expansion, etc.) as well as for working capital needs.  Few activities assisted in this sector, but not limited to are :

  • Integrated Poultry Projects (layers & broilers);

  • Processing  unit  for  poultry  products  and  strengthening  of  existing processing facilities

  • Cluster    of    poultry    units    &    dressing     units,    selling    pullets    to members/farmers for establishing backyard poultry;

  • Purchase of incubators, hatchers and accessories for providing day old chicks to societies;

  • Marketing of poultry products (retail outlets);

  • Pullet rearing units;

  • Setting up of feed manufacturing plants; and

  • Margin money & working capital requirements.

Benefits of various schemes of GoI for Poultry, dairy and livestock activities like National Livestock Mission, Rashtriya Gokul Mission and other prevailing GoI schemes from time to time may be availed subject to fulfillment of eligibility of respective schemes. Details of the schemes are available at

Eligible beneficiaries:

Any cooperatives/FPOs/SHGs federated  as  cooperatives,  registered  under any State/Multi State Cooperative Societies Act.

Project Cost:

No minimum or maximum cap on project cost.

Mode of funding:

Either through State Government or directly to cooperatives subject to fulfillment of direct funding guidelines of NCDC and techno-economic merits of the project.

Loan period:

  1. Term Loan for infrastructure – upto 8 years including moratorium of   maximum 3 years.

  1. Margin Money Loan – upto 5 years without moratorium

  2. Working Capital Loan – 1 to 2 years without moratorium

  3. For   credit facility under dovetailed schemes– As   per scheme guidelines

Funding Pattern:

i)    For NCDC funding under its own framework
      a.    Direct Funding
             i.    For Infrastructure creation – Loan upto 70% of project cost
            ii.    For Working Capital – Loan based on assessment on case to case basis

      b.    Through State Government
            i.    For Infrastructure creation – Loan upto 90% of project cost
           ii.    For Working Capital    - Loan based on assessment on case to case basis

ii)    For Dovetailed Schemes

Loan/Grant/ Interest Subvention will be as per scheme guidelines.

Capacity Development:

Cooperatives through respective NCDC Regional Offices in their jurisdiction may avail the services of NCDC for capacity development.

Rate of Interest:

Please refer the NCDC interest rate circular published in website from time to time.


Please refer Direct Funding guidelines published in NCDC website from time to time and respective departmental website of Union Ministries for dovetailed schemes.


Cumulative disbursement as on 31.03.2023 is Rs. 96.38 crore.


For further details, please contact or write to:

Poultry Division
National Cooperative Development Corporation
4, Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas
New Delhi – 110 016
Tel No.: +91-011-20862512, 20862866, 20862490, 20862801
Fax: +91-011-26962370, 20862619, 26602568
Website: Email:

Regional Directorates of NCDC: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram