Government policies fuel dairy growth in northern India

Government policies fuel dairy growth in northern India

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As part of a commitment to improving the welfare of farmers and livestock, the Indian government has offered support to better the genetics and nutrition of dairy animals in northern India, leading to a multitude of new dairy-related startups.

Following its commitment to raise living standards for dairy farmers, the Indian government is to provide sexed dairy semen at a subsidized price for milking cows and buffaloes in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab.