Telangana CM promises to bring 'Milk Revolution' in the state

ANI | Updated: Sep 18, 2017 01:01 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 18 (ANI): In an endeavour to boost the dairy sector in the state Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday announced a compressive scheme in the regard.

KCR said that the scheme which will be launched soon in the state and will emerge as "Kesheera Viplavam" (Milk Revolution).

As a prelude to the proposed Milk Revolution, the Chief Minister has accepted the demand of dairy farmers to give them Rs 4 per litre as incentive.

The Chief Minister has also announced that his government through Dairy Development Societies would provide 50 percent subsidy for buying a buffalo and the subsidy would be 75 percent if the dairy farmers happen to be from the SC/ST community.

He assured that the Rs 4 per litre incentive will be implemented from September 24 and the distribution of buffaloes will commence after two months.

Milk production in Telangana is less in comparison to other states.

The aim of the scheme will to be to bring the state at par with other states. (ANI)