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Fastest growth in output value of livestock products between 2011-2016: CSO

Milk prices in most parts of India have crashed from around Rs 28-30 a kg last year to less than Rs 20 a kg


Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Milk farmers in several parts of the country are up in arms against falling prices of their produce due to a bumper output. Latest data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show that in terms of value of output, livestock products, which mainly comprise milk, meat, and eggs, have shown one of the fastest growths between 2011-12 and 2015-16. 

According to the latest state-wise and item-wise estimates of value of output from agriculture and allied sectors (2011-12 to 2015-16) by the CSO, at constant prices (2011-12), together with fish, the value of output of the livestock sector grew by almost 56

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First Published: Jul 31 2018 | 10:56 PM IST

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