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Maharashtra minister: Will ensure fair price remuneration to dairy farmers

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.

Maharashtra dairy farmers dump milk on road in protest against low prices

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.

Kisan Sabha to hold statewide protest to highlight ‘exploitation’ of dairy farmers 

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

Amul launches micro ATM services for dairy farmers

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.

Maharashtra: In move to eliminate birth of male calves, state and central govt to heavily subsidise sex-sorted semen straws

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.

Won't say cheese: Dairy industry frowns as FTA with EU nears closure

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.

Maharashtra farmers enjoy market bull-run as cows go dry

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.

Five lakh letters will be sent to CM to highlight dairy farmers’ problems: BJP

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.

Maharashtra: Why dairy farmers are angry

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.

Maharashtra: As dairy farmers hit the streets in protest, govt may bring new scheme to help them

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.