J&K govt to celebrate World Milk Day in Srinagar tomorrow
Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, in collaboration with the Agriculture Production Department, Government of Jammu and Kashmir, is going to celebrate World Milk Day in Srinagar, Jammu, and Kashmir tomorrow. During the event, both department will jointly organize a two-day Summer Meet for the animal husbandry and dairying sector.
Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Parshottam Rupala will grace the event as Chief Guest in the presence of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha. Ministers of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan and Dr. L. Murugan will also be present at the event. Mr Rupala will be launching a campaign – Feeding the Future: Five Days of Action for Feed and Fodder and Training of A-HELP for 2023-24.
World Milk Day will provide an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about the nutritional value and benefits of milk, recognize the contributions of dairy farmers, processors, and consumers, and foster meaningful discussions and exchanges of ideas during the summer meet.
The objective of the Summer Meet is to draw out the expectations of states and UTs to create a convergence framework for effective programme implementation at the ground level, review the progress of schemes, and discuss outcomes and mid-course corrections. The Ministers of State Animal Husbandry across the country will also be attending the event along with state officials.