Amaravati, July 20: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting with officials on the eve of signing the MoU with cooperative giant AMUL for the development of dairy and dairy products in the State.
The pact, to be signed on Tuesday here, will play a vital role in the diary development and it should be helpful for women groups economically and socially leading towards their self reliance, the Chief Minister said.
The initiative will help dairy farmers getting a remunerative price and also the consumers will get quality products and at competitive prices.
The tie-up with AMUL will lead to farmers getting the high end technology being in vogue in the world along with marketing opportunities which will give a fillip to the Diary products in the State.
The State is spending Rs 11, 000 crores in the next four years under YSR Cheyutha and YSR Asara for women and those who are in the dairy development will further benefit them and they should be encouraged as well, the Chief Minister said.
Special Chief Secretary, Agriculture, Poonam Malakondiah, State Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (APDDCF) MD Vani Mohan and other officials participated in the meeting.