Odisha Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS) a Govt. Society registered under the Society Registration Act 1860 with Registration no. 21074/213 dated 25.10.2000. The Commissioner-cum-Secretary to Govt. of Odisha, F. & A.R.D. Department is the President and the Director of AH & VS, Odisha is the Vice-President of the OLRDS. Chief Executive Officer is the Member Secretary of the OLRDS.
OLRDS was established with the Aim to boost up rural economy and reduce the rising trend of unemployment situation. Government of India decided to launch a Project, namely “National Project for Cattle & Buffalo Breeding (NPCBB) in the State of Orissa during the 9th Five Year Plan period, basing on the instruction of Govt. of India to form a State Implementing Agency, so as to ensure timely and meaningful implementation of the Project, State Govt. have been pleased to form a Society, namely “Odisha Livestock Resources Development Society (OLRDS).
At Present, OLRDS is involved in the implementation of Centrally sponsored projects namely Rastriya Gokul Mission (RGM), Risk Mangement and Livestock Insurance under NLM, National Dairy Plan-I, Rastriya Krushi Vikas Yojana and State Plan Schemes.
OLRDS emphasizes on radically improving coverage of Breedable bovine population under organised Breeding Programme, Door step delivery of AI services and Implementation of different schemes through a State implementing agency