Dairy Industry Current Affairs, GK & News

NCW Launches Training Program for Women in Dairy Farming

National Commission for Women (NCW) launched a nationwide training and capacity building programme for women in dairy farming. Key Facts To launch the training programme, NCW is collaborating with agricultural universities in India in order to identify and train women working in the field of dairy farming and allied activities in several like value addition, ..

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DAHD launches dairy investment accelerator

Government of India’s Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), under its Investment Facilitation Cell, has setup Dairy Investment Accelerator.   About Dairy Investment Accelerator This has been set up with a view of providing dedicated focus towards the promotion and facilitation of investments in dairy sector of the country. The Dairy Investment Accelerator is ..

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New Scheme for Diary Sector: GoI subsidizes interest rates on working capital

On May 14, 2020, the Government of India launched a new scheme for the diary sector. The scheme has introduced Interest Subvention on Working Capital to support Diary Cooperatives and FPO (Farmer Producer Organization). Key Features The scheme intends to modernize existing milk processing units. It will also enhance the milk processing capacity of the ..

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Milk Price Rise in India

On December 14, 2019, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul) and Mother Dairy (owned by National Diary Development Board) increased MRP (Maximum Retail Prices) of their pouched milk by Rs 2 per litre. Why the price rise? The two main reasons behind the price hike is partly structural and partly weather related. The months between ..

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India, Rwanda sign eight agreements in various fields

India and Rwanda have signed eight agreements in the fields of defence, trade, agriculture, leather and allied products and dairy. The agreements were signed following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda. PM Modi became first Indian Prime Minister to visit Rwanda. Highlights ..

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