Strengthening Dairy Farming Infrastructure

INDIA - The Indian Animal Husbandry Department is to implement a Rs. 50 million project to encourage farmers to strengthen and upgrade existing infrastructure to make dairy farming commercially viable.
calendar icon 7 January 2011
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In the initial phase, 40 dairy farms will be modernised with mechanised equipment as part of the project, according to a report in The Hindu.

The department said it will to create a network of scientifically managed model demonstration units for hygienic milk production and better livestock management, according to the report.

By making funds more easily available, the project will promote large-scale commercial livestock farming by adopting advanced technology.

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