Dairy Farming

Centre of Excellence to be set-up for dairy farms in HP

A centre of excellence would be established for dairy farms and training in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The centre will be built at a cost of Rs. 44.12 crore. The Central Government had approved construction of modern dairy farms and training centres at various places in the state. The dairy farms to be built under the centre would have the facility of keeping 400 milch animals along with modern machines.Read More

Natural Farming Training for 50000 Farmers [HP Current Affairs]

The Himachal Pradesh government would be providing training to 50,000 farmers in 2019-20. Chief Secretary BK Agarwal on 5th August 2019 informed about this and said the state Block-level camps would be organised in all districts during this period. He was Presiding over a meeting of the state-level task force for the promotion of zero-budget natural farming under the ‘Prakritik Kheti Khushal Kisan’ scheme. About 2,669 farmers had switched toRead More

HP Govt chalks out plan to promote Fishery sectory

The Himachal Pradesh state government has laid down an ambitious plan to promote the fishery sector in a big way. There is a vast potential available in the perennial rivers of the state for the fish production particularly the trout. Proposals for Fishery sector: The government has proposed to construct 100 additional trout farming units besides construction of ponds in 10 hectare for production of carp fish in the stateRead More