Signing of MoU between Department of Animal husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) &Ministry of Food Processing Industry(MoFPI)

New Delhi : As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostav, Shri Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and Smt. Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industry signed an MoU between DAHD and MoFPI for Extension of benefits to Dairy Entrepreneurs/ Dairy industries through convergence of various schemes of Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), MoFAHD in the presence of Shri Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Pashupati Kumar Paras, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries and the Ministers of State of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan and Dr. L. Murugan, as also the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Shri Prahlad Singh Patel.

The objectives of MoFPI & DAHD are interlinked and complementary in nature. Hence, the DAHD and MoFPI will work together to achieve the goal for income generation for sustainable development of the rural poor through extension of benefits of various schemes to the beneficiaries whenever they require credit support for establishment/ extension/ strengthening of quality control, dairy processing and its value addition, meat processing and value addition infrastructure, animal feed plant and technology assisted breed improvement farms without any limitation.