Meghalaya Milk Mission Launched in Shillong

Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh launched the Meghalaya Milk Mission in Shillong. The mission will facilitate in achieving the Centre’s goal of doubling farmer’s income by 2022 through the promotion of milk business in the state. 
The amount sanctioned for the project is of Rs 215 crores through National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). The amount will be utilised for various training under dairy farm, chilling centre and purchase of milch animal. The Milk Mission will enable the state to substitute the import of milk with the state’s own production. 
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)
Static/Current Takeaways Important for SBI PO/Clerk Exam 2018- 
  • Meghalaya CM- Conrad Sangma, Governor- Ganga Prasad.