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Centre stresses on raising milk production to lift farmer income

Centre is laying stress on increasing milk production in the country from 155 million tonnes to 242 million tonnes to boost income of farmers in next few years. The present income of an average farmer is about Rs. 11,000 and the target is set to increase it to Rs. 23,000 per month. The National Dairy ..


E-pashu haat portal launched to facilitate farmers

On the Occasion of National Milk Day celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of India’s father of White Revolution, Verghese Kurien, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched the e-pashu haat portal. The portal will provide detailed information to farmers about bovine animals. Farmers by accessing this portal can get to know ..


Govt withdraws embargo from export of Skimmed Milk Powder

The Government lifts the ban on exports of Skimmed Milk Powder (SMP). The decision comes when there is surplus availability of SMP. Objective: The decision will perk up the finances of dairy firms and help milk producers. Export of SMP was banned in February 2011 to control rise in domestic milk prices. Commerce Ministry is ..