Uttarakhand Milk Price Incentive Scheme 2021 Launched to Benefit 53000 People


Uttarakhand Milk Price Promotion Scheme 2021: Uttarakhand government has launched Milk Price Incentive Scheme on 8 December 2021. In this scheme, the state govt. will provide incentives on price of milk to promote production of milk. Uttarakhand Milk Price Incentive Scheme 2021 is going to benefit around 53,000 people across the state. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of the newly launched Milk Price Incentive Scheme in Uttarakhand.

What is Uttarakhand Milk Price Incentive Scheme 2021

Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday launched the “Milk Price Incentive Scheme” which will benefit around 53,000 people in the state. Addressing the gathering in Dehradun, CM Dhami said, “I promise that Uttarakhand will be the number one state in milk production in India by the time it celebrates its 25th year. Around 53,000 people are going to benefit from the milk price incentive scheme.” Further, Chief Minister said that this amount would go directly into the accounts of the beneficiaries through Direct Bank Transfer (DBT).

“With the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mantra of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas, our government is continuously moving ahead in every field,” the Chief Minister said. Dhami also informed that the state government will spend Rs. 444.62 crore to open 500 milk sales centres in Uttarakhand.

Objectives of Uttarakhand Milk Price Incentive Scheme

  • To make the dairy activity profitable in rural areas especially to small/marginal farmers, agricultural labourers/landless, women and other weaker section of the society.
  • To motivate the rural youth to take up dairy activity and improve their economic status and avoid migration of youth to the urban areas in search of livelihood.
  • To improve the economic and social status of the milk producing dairy farmers in rural areas.
  • To increase the milk production to help in providing food security, and
  • To support and encourage dairying activities in Cooperative Sector in the rural parts

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