UP Govt mandates NDDB Dairy Services to empower 1.50 lakh women dairy farmers in 17 districts

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Uttar Pradesh government has mandated NDDB Dairy Services (NDS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to promote women empowerment and entrepreneurship by setting up women-owned milk producer companies to harness the dairying potential of the state’s 17 districts. A milk producer company is a farmer producer organisatin (FPO) which embodies principles that are similar to cooperative societies. Encouraged by the results of Balinee Milk Producer Company, Jhansi and Kashee Milk Producer Company, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh government announced ‘Mahila Samarthya Yojana’ (MSY) in the budget of 2021-22 to promote producer-owned enterprises exclusively owned by women and had allocated an amount of Rs. 200 crores in the budget. Read More

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