June 26, 2021 1:33 am
Earlier, Kedar held a meeting with various farmers organisations and milk companies in Mantralaya to find a workable formula towards ensuring price stability and better income to dairy farmers in the state.
June 18, 2021 10:30 am
The protest, organised by the All India Kisan Sabha -- the farmer’s outfit of the Communist party -- saw farmers emptying their milk cartoons on the road at various places in Aurangabad and Ahmednagar.
June 15, 2021 6:44 pm
The protest is to highlight the exploitation and financial losses faced by dairy farmers, who are currently being paid almost Rs 10 to 15 per litre less from the actual Rs 25 to Rs 27 per litre rate by cooperative and private milk producers
June 09, 2021 10:45 pm
The service was launched with the secretary of Anandpar village cooperative milk producers society associated with Gopal Dairy (Rajkot District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited) facilitating cash withdrawal through an electronic data capture (EDC) machine with finger scanner option.
June 09, 2021 1:08 pm
The step is meant to help dairy farmers as male calves are a non-productive addition to their livestock.
March 25, 2021 8:14 am
The fear is of large-scale imports once the market is fully opened up: EU is the world’s biggest producer (103.5 lt out of a total 212.22 lt in 2020) as well as exporter (9.31 lt out of 21.62 lt) of cheese.
February 12, 2021 3:19 am
As the government started easing up the lockdown, demand made a slow but steady return and procurement prices started picking up across the state.
August 12, 2020 1:46 am
Dairies across the state had taken to slashing their procurement prices from Rs 27 per litre to Rs 15 per litre after reporting a drastic reduction in their returns during the lockdown.
July 22, 2020 3:24 am
Prices paid to dairy farmers have fallen steeply from Rs 25 per litre to Rs 15-16. Milk collection centres, both private and cooperatives, are not ready to pay the expected price.
July 22, 2020 12:19 am
Minister for Dairy Development, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Sunil Kedar, said the scheme will be announced after consultation with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat.