Union Minister Amit Shah launches the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme

November 1, 2021

Amit Shah, Union Minister of Home Affairs and Co-operation launched the “Dairy Sahakar” scheme at Anand, Gujarat on Saturday, during the function organized by Amul for the celebration of the 75th Foundation Year of Amul.

The Dairy Sahakar with a total investment of Rs 5000 crore will be implemented by NCDC under the Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India to realize the vision, “from cooperation to prosperity”.

Under Dairy Sahakar, financial support will be extended by NCDC to eligible cooperatives for activities such as bovine development, milk procurement, processing, quality assurance, value addition, branding, packaging, marketing, transportation and storage of milk and milk products, exports of dairy products within the overall objectives of “Doubling the farmer’s income” and “Atmanirbhar Bharat.

There will also be a convergence with various schemes of Government of India and/or of State Government/UT Administration/ Development agencies/ bilateral/multilateral assistance/ CSR mechanism encouraged.

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India is also implementing various schemes for the development of the Animal Husbandry and dairy sector. This Dairy Sahakar will supplement the existing efforts for strengthening the dairy sector in the country.

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Bhupendrabhai Patel, Gujarat CM, B.L. Verma, Minister of State for Cooperation, Government of India, and several others were present on the occasion.

Several bureaucrats including NCDC Managing Director Sundeep Nayak, Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Devendra Kumar Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India, Sanjay Agarwal, Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India were also present on the occasion.

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