Dairy sector improving: Minister

Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: Food, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister C. Divakaran has said that daily a total of four lakh litres of milk is being brought to the State from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

Inaugurating district-level dairy festival at the Balussery grama panchayat stadium near here on Saturday, Mr. Divakaran said the practice of bringing milk from other States to Kerala was started in 2000. This showed the problems existing in the milk production sector in the State. However, there was some change in the scene owing to the steps taken by the government, he claimed.

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