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Sirsa: Gurmeet Kaur is semi-literate. A home-maker, she had no contribution to her family income till she joined a training programme organised by the Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Department.

Now, with 20 milch cattle purchased with the help of bank loan, she runs a hi-tech dairy in the village, supplementing the income of her agriculturist husband Gurmej Singh.

The Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Co-op Federation Ltd (APDDCF), which markets its products under its flagship

Following its failure to privatise the state-owned dairies which are running at huge losses, the state animal resources development department is considering a proposal to merge the near defunct Burdwan Dairy with Mother Dairy.
The state-owned dairies along with transport corporations draw huge subsidy from the state government.

The rural people, especially women, in Rewa division are becoming more inclined towards dairy development. This can be gauged by the fact that over six thousand women have formed 172 women's dairy cooperative societies in the division.
These dairy societies collect milk and then sell it to Jabalpur Dairy Federation.

Animal scientists from across the country would discuss next week strategy to fight the adverse impact of climate change on livestock.

About 150 scientists from different ICAR institutes, state Agriculture Universities, state departments and NGO

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ITANAGAR, Sept 29: To improve the economic status of the people, it is necessary to harness the available agricultural, forest, floriculture and human resources of the region by setting up industries to manufacture value- added items, said Finance Minister Setong Sena while inaugurating a conference on

As a part of efforts of Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Dairy Federation for enhancing milk production, 15,000 mini kits are being distributed among milk producer farmers free of cost during rabi season under the Centre's mini kit testing programme.

Production of green fodder will be possible in about 2,500 acres of land after distribution of these kits, an official release said here today.

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