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Centre sanctions Rs. 32.60 crores to HP for dairy sector

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 32.60 crore to for strengthening the dairy sector, an said Friday.

The amount was sanctioned in a meeting held in Friday by the project sanctioning committee under the chairmanship of union Secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fishery department, said.

Milk Federation proposed Rs 109 crore project to the centre and in the first phase, Rs32.60 crore has been sanctioned to the state, he added.

He said that the would set up two new plants at Mandi and Rampur having capacity of 50000 litres per day for ensuring hygienic milk production in the state.

The has recently entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Civil supplies Corporation to market its HIM ghee and HIM sweets through 5,000 shops of Civil supplies Corporation in the state, he added.

The has also decided to open sale counters at all the bus stands in the state for which agreement has been signed with (HRTC), Sharma added.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 21:25 IST