MoFPI inks MoU with Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying

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To achieve the goal for income generation for sustainable development of rural poor

Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industry (MoFPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between DAHD and MoFPI for Extension of benefits to Dairy Entrepreneurs/ Dairy industries through convergence of various schemes of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), MoFAHD.

DAHD and MoFPI will work together to achieve the goal for income generation for sustainable development of the rural poor through extension of benefits of various schemes to the beneficiaries whenever they require credit support for establishment/ extension/ strengthening of quality control, dairy processing and its value addition, meat processing and value addition infrastructure, animal feed plant and technology assisted breed improvement farms without any limitation.

There is shortage of milk quality testing infrastructure and Shortage of village cold chain infrastructure, which are affecting the huge export possibilities. Presently, the export of dairy products by India is 0.1% of world.

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