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'Have ghee, milk of 'desi' cows to look like Bollywood stars'

IANS  |  Faridabad 

Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankhar on Saturday urged people to have 'ghee' and milk of desi cows to look slim and fit as stars.

Dhankhar, addressing a two-day second Agri Leadership Summit being organised at Surajkund here, said the milk of 'Rathi' breed of cows was being used by stars on a large-scale.

Dhankhar urged the farmers from to adopt modern and more cash-oriented methods and adopt cash crop farming.

He urged the farmers in to target the milk and ghee market in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR).

He also said people of should keep one more buffalo in their house to increase the state's milk production.

He said currently has 21 lakh buffaloes which should be doubled so that could lead the country in milk production.

There would be 18 seminars during the two-day summit in which experts from various fields will share their views and experiences.

The government launched pasteurised milk of desi cows in July last year through the Dairy Development Cooperative Federation Ltd which markets its products under the "Vita" brand.



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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 21:16 IST