Minister for Rural Development K.C. Joseph said that 26 per cent of farmers have become active in the dairy sector and added to the large pool of existing dairy farmers since the milk price was hiked. Inaugurating the agricultural web site and monitoring cell of the district panchayat here on Monday, Mr.Joseph said that more and more people are coming to dairy sector due to the aid and encouragement extended by the government to the sector. He also inaugurated the revolving fund distribution scheme for the best dairy cooperative societies introduced in the district to increase milk production and to encourage the dairy farmers. District panchayat president U.Pratibha Hari presided. — Staff Reporter

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