CHANDIGARH: The Punjab government will offer 25% subsidy on establishing a dairy unit with the aim to develop dairy farming and help the youth to adopt these profession as an attractive business.
An advanced institute of dairy farming in partnership with Israeli firm Dairy Farming Solutions (DFS) would also be established in the state.
The institute would offer the technique for scientific handling and processing of milk.
The State Dairy Development Minister Sarwan Singh Phillaur stated that more hi-tech dairy units would be established. Subsidy for the dairy units with 2-10 cattle would be deposited.
Phillaur added that with the aim to strengthen dairy as an alternative venture to agriculture, the Dairy Development Department unveiled a comprehensive training programme for young dairy farmers in Punjab.