Odisha News Insight

Odisha, Karnataka granted Rs. 2 Cr each for marketing of A–2 Type Milk

Dairy -odishaShri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister informed that Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has sanctioned Rs. 2 crore each to Odisha and Karnataka for marketing of A2A2 rich milk of indigenous breeds.

Shri Singh also stated that the indigenous breeds of cows are known to produce A2 type protein rich milk, which protects us from various chronic health problems such as Cardio Vascular Diseases, Diabetes and neurological disorders besides providing several other health benefits.

Agriculture Minister informed that funds have been sanctioned for establishment of 14 Gokul Grams under Rastriya Gokul Mission. For this first installment has already been released to the States.

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