Jharkhand to become self reliant in dairy sector: Minister

Ranchi: Agriculture Minister Badal claimed that Jharkhand which was once known only for its mineral wealth would soon also become self-reliant in the area of dairy production.

Addressing a function after launching a series of items of the state-run Medha dairy he said that the launch of the new products will not only serve to the needs of the people but would also help in increasing the source of income of the families who are dependent on the sector.

The Agriculture Minister said that former Prime Minister late Lal Bahadur Shastri is credited for bringing the white revolution in the country. He said that the department was working to fulfill the dream of Chief Minister Hemant Soren who wants the development of farmers and youth.

The minister also inaugurated herbal vatika inside the plant in which more than 50 medicinal plants have been planted including Tulsi, Ashwagandha, Khas, Lemongrass etc.

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