National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Thursday launched Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS), an ambitious scheme of the Union agriculture ministry which aims to increase milk production through dairy management, apart from strengthening the allied activities such as milk processing, preservation of milk and milk products through cold chain as well as the marketing of related products

| | Updated: Aug 24, 2017, 23:01 IST

Pilibhit: National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Thursday launched Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS), an ambitious scheme of the Union agriculture ministry which aims to increase milk production through dairy management, apart from strengthening the allied activities such as milk processing, preservation of milk and milk products through cold chain as well as the marketing of related products.
The scheme — launched in the name of ‘Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme — is based on subsidy attributed to the capital investment.
According to a letter by NABARD general manager Rohit Mishra to chairmen of all banks, the government of India has made a budgetary provision for subsidy to the tune of Rs 240 crore to be disbursed during the current financial year among 31 states where the scheme has been launched. The share of Uttar Pradesh has been fixed at Rs 13.73 crore.

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