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Punjab to organize 125 training camps for dairy farmers

The main purpose of the camps would be to educate farmers about growing benefits in dairy profession.
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Punjab government is going to organize 125 special training camps for dairy farmers in all districts of the state from this month.

Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairy Development Gulzar Singh Ranike said the main purpose of the camps would be to educate farmers about growing benefits in dairy profession, an official statement said here.

He said besides giving knowledge on different techniques of dairy farm management, the candidates would be imparted training in artificial insemination, pregnancy diagnosis and milk handling.

District level seminars would be organized for dairy farmers at Sri Muktsar Sahib, Roopnagar on November 4, Ramgarh Kulia village, Hoshiarpur on November 7, Paragpur village, Jalandhar on November 9, Patiala on November 19 and Grain Market Sangrur on November 28, the statement said.

Ranike said Punjab government is providing subsidies upto 75 percent to dairy farmers who are willing to purchase livestock, construct sheds or insure milch animals.

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