The State Government has planned to improve rural economy by increasing productivity of existing unproductive animals through AI. To achieve the goal, the State Government, with the financial assistances from Government of India, has launched a massive programme of Restructuring of Breeding Operations in cattle in the State under "National Project for Cattle & Buffalo Breeding" (NPCBB). To implement this programme, Gujarat Livestock Development Board (GLDB) has been established and started functioning from April – 2002.
Government of India under NPCBB has sanctioned Rs. 18.76 crores for implementation of programme for the year 2003-04, 2004-05 & 2005-06 and extended the same up to the year 2006-07. Government of India has released Rs. 11.22 crores till the year 2006-07.