Bihar’s yearly milk production has gone up by 14 lakh litres: Nitish

| January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

nitish-kumarThe annual milk production, which was four lakh litres, has gone up to 18 lakh, Kumar said here while addressing a function at the Nalanda district after inaugurating an automatic dairy and first tetra pack plant of the state built at a cost of Rs 704 crore.

Kumar said that the state government has formulated a 5- year roadmap of Rs 704 crore from 2012-17, for increasing the production, collection and processing of milk.

The Chief Minister also said that dairy has been a priority area for his government as almost 76 percent of the population is dependent on agriculture.

Courtesy: Jagran Post

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