Animal Husbandry Minister T Srinivas Yadav on Sep 15 said that the state government would establish a mega-dairy farm . It will be established at the outskirts of the city in Maheshwaram, of worth Rs 445 crore. He was responding to a question on the promotion of the dairy industry in the State during the question hour.
The land has already been acquired on lease for the 445 crore-mega dairy farm at Ravirala in Maheshwaram. He further added that it would become a model for other states in the country. Also read Satyavathi Rathod initiates Dairy Development program for ST in Telangana
The Minister said that the state needs 40 lakh liters milk per day including 20 lakh liters for Anganwadis. Another 20-25 lakh liters for the GHMC region, while supply wass just over one lakh liter before 2014. He said that the supply was upped to seven lakh liters due to the efforts taken by the government. Also read 240 crores mega dairy in Telangana state : Talasani Srinivas Yadav, animal husbandry minister
The Minister said that as many as 500 more parlors of Vijaya Dairy, the government dairy brand, were opened in the past one year. Also read Vijaya dairy launching 1000 e mobile outlets in Hyderabad
Further, the minister said that the government provided Rs 4 per liter as an incentive, even to private diaries, which benefited the farmers. He also urged the farmers not to worry in case of delay in payments, caused by COVID-induced financial crunch.
Source Telangana Tribune