New Delhi, 28 January 1971
The Government of India,
The Government of DENMARK
CONSIDERING THAT the Indo-Danish Cattle Development Project established under the Agreement between the Government of India and
the Government of Denmark signed at New Delhi on May 15, 1963,
HAS achieved the expected result,
DESIRING to further economic and technical co-operation between the two countries in the field of dairy farming practices, training
and extension work in India, and in implementation of the Agreement of February 16, 1970, between the Government of India and the
Government of Denmark concerning technical co-operation, and desiring to extend the project set up under the Agreement between the
Government of India and the Government of Denmark signed on May 15, 1963,
HAVE agreed as follows :
The Government of Denmark will continue to co-operate with the Government of India in strengthening the existing Indo-Danish Cattle
Development Project in Mysore State through the
establishment of its three sub-centres in Mysore State.
1. Came into force on 1 December 1970.
The objectives of the Project will be :
(a) to demonstrate modern dairy farming with exotic breeds of cattle to the surrounding farmers;
(b) to increase milk production in the respective areas by cross breading local cows with semen of the exotic breed of bulls produced
at these sub-centres;
(c) to train village farmer of different age groups and other persons with agricultural background in modern dairy farming;
(d) to undertake extension work in selected villages around the sub-centres;
(e) to carry out experiments in cattle development at the main center at Hessarghatta.
The above objectives will be carried out in accordance with the Plan of Operation
attached to the present Agreement.
The Project will be continued as a project of co-operation between the
Government of India and the Government of Denmark on the following lines :
(a) during the period covered by this Agreement, the Government of India will be responsible for the management and operation of the
Project and the maintenance of equipment supplied by the Government of Denmark under the Agreement of May 15, 1963, as well as the
(b) Until the expiry of this Agreement, the management of the Project will be entrusted to an Indian Director who will function in
consultation with the Senior project Adviser with regard to technical matters.
(c) The Project director and the Senior Project Adviser will be under the general control of Project committee consisting of the development
Commissioner of the Government of Mysore, who is to be the Chairman of the Committee, the Animal Husbandry Commissioner of the Department
of Agriculture, Government of India, and a Representative of the Danish embassy.
(d) The Director and the Chairman of the Project Committee will be given such powers as to ensure efficient management of the project.
The day-to-day management of the project will be in the hands of Indian director.
(e) the Senior Project Adviser will offer technical advice and guidance on the technical operation of the Project. In case of any
difference of opinion between the Project director and the Senior Project Adviser, the matter will be referred to the project Committee
whose decision shall be final.
(f) An annual review of the progress of the Project will be made jointly be the government of India and the Government of Denmark.
The Government of Denmark undertakes to provide the following for the period of validity of this Agreement.
(a) Four Advisers, namely,
One Senior Project Adviser with experience in animal husbandry and dairy production.
One Expert in animal husbandry.
One Agronomist with field experience and experience in maintenance and repair of agricultural machinery.
One Agricultural Expert in training and extension activities.
(b) Three Technicians to assist the Superintendents of the sub-centres in the installation and utilisation of the equipment provided
by Denmark as well as in the implementation and operation of the extension programme.
(c) A number of Volunteers for the sub-centres and for the Hessarghatta Center as decided upon by mutual agreement.
(d) Equipment, machinery, and frozen semen for the existing project at Hessarghatta.
(e) Local and Danish cattle, equipment and machinery for the three sub-centres.
(f) A number of fellowships, to be decided by mutual agreement, for the training of Indian experts in Denmark in accordance with Article
4(d) of the Agreement on Technical Co-operation between
The Government of India and the Government of Denmark signed on February 16, 1970.
The Government of India will Provide :
(a) Additional Cultivated area, bore wells, implements, vehicles and additional staff for the existing project at Hessarghatta.
(b) Developed land, buildings, staff quarters, electricity and water, vehicles and staff for the sub-centres.
Imports of machinery, equipment for the Project and imports of personal effects of the Danish Advisers and other privileges will
be regulated in accordance with Article 5 and 6 of the Agreement on Technical Co-operation between the Government of India and the
Government of Denmark signed of February 16, 1970.
All property, material and equipment supplied by the Government of Denmark under the Agreement of May 15, 1963, and this Agreement
shall become the property of the Government of India on the termination of this Agreement.
This Agreement shall have retroactive effect from December 1, 1970, and shall remain in force until November, 30 1975, unless terminated
earlier as provided in Article 9. The Agreement may be extended beyond this period or amended by agreement between the two Governments.
Either Party may terminate this Agreement before the date of expiry mentioned in Article 8 be giving the other Party one year’s notice
in writing of its intention to terminate the Agreement.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned. Being duly authorised by their respective Governments. Have signed this Agreement.
DONE at New Delhi on the 28th January, 1971, in two originals.
For the Government of India
For the Government of Denmark