Mukhyamantri Dairy Plus Yojana launched by Madhya Pradesh government

Current Affairs

  • Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has launched Mukhyamantri Dairy Plus Yojana on September 29.
  • It is noteworthy that the Chief Minister Dairy Plus Yojana has been launched to increase the income of the farmers of the state through dairy business and to enable them to earn maximum income by doing animal husbandry.
  • As a pilot project, the scheme has been started in three districts of the state – Sehore, Vidisha and Raisen.
  • Two Murrah buffaloes are being provided to the cattle owners already doing animal husbandry work under the Mukhyamantri Dairy Plus Yojana. Their milk production capacity is 10 liters per day. The cost of Murrah buffaloes will be two lakh 50 thousand rupees.
  • Under the scheme, 75 percent grant will be given by the state government to the cattle farmers of scheduled castes and tribes and 50 percent to the backward class and general category cattle farmers.
  • In this way, the cattle farmers belonging to Scheduled Castes and Tribes will have to deposit Rs 62 thousand 500 as contribution and one lakh 50 thousand rupees to the backward class and general category people. It also includes the cost of commuting and insurance of livestock owners.

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