National action plan for egg & poultry-2022 for doubling farmers’ income by 2022
The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries (DADF) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, released “National Action Plans” focusing on various sub-sectors of India’s dynamic livestock industry. These documents provide in-depth insights on each sub-sector such as poultry and egg; feed and fodder; and also sheep, goat and pig meatswith a comprehensive roadmap to double farmers’ incomes by 2022. For doubling farmers’ incomes, livestock sector is indispensable. These national action plans on feed and livestock sectors by the DADF are truly commendable efforts in the right direction. CLFMA whole heartedly welcomes the government’s proactive initiatives like these commented Mr. B Soundararajan, Chairman of CLFMA, the apex industry association representing India’s livestock and meat sectors.