Dairy farming reviewed in Shopian by educated youth

SHOPIAN: Educated youth in Shopian are reviewing dairy farming despite this sector showing decline in Kashmir.
Official data reveal that qualified youth like MBA, M.Tech pass outs have started their dairy farming.
Syed Tanveer, a resident of Nazneenpora village owns dairy farm. Tanveer is educated and said he chooses this trade as it fetches him good money.
A veterinary doctor posted in Shopian said that from many years even highly educated jobless youth are opting this trade and they are earning handsome returns from dairy farming.
“Highly qualified youthare taking advantage of government schemes as they are being provided subsidiary through different schemes meant for dairy farming,” he said.
Mohamad Amin Reshi, a resident of Reban village has started his own dairy farm. Reshi is educated, but physically disabled. He said that doctors declared him 45 per cent disabled, and after many years of struggle, he chooses dairy farming in 2012 to earn livelihood for his family.
“I have ten cows and two calves. Since I have a small patch of land, I choose dairy farming to earn livelihood,” he said, adding that he was not provided subsidiary through government scheme and he invested his own money.

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