Milk sellers asked to use dummies for display

Milk sellers asked to use dummies for display

Srinagar: Food Safety Commissioner J&K, Dr Abdul Kabir Dar has emphasized on food business operators to avoid displaying milk and milk products outside the shops in open, as the exposure to light and heat may lead to spoilage. He instead asked them to use display boards and dummies, for which he directed milk plants and […]

Are Our Milk and Poultry Products Safe for Consumption?

Are Our Milk and Poultry Products Safe for Consumption?

Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat A few years ago, when a particular brand of packed milk was banned by the administration in Kashmir, an intense debatewhich centered on the quality of milk available in the market, especially of the packed variety ensued. All of us believe that this milk is, by and large, adulterated but the […]

Milk processing companies, vendors asked to enhance rates for dairy farmers

Milk processing companies, vendors asked to enhance rates for dairy farmers

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon convened the second meeting in three days regarding payment of remunerative prices to dairy farmers by buyers in Cooperative and Private sector. The meeting was attended by Director AH Kashmir Dr M Y Chaproo, representatives of Milk processing companies, officers of CAPD/SMC. Besides, Director Animal […]

Kupwara records 129.90 thousand tonnes annual milk production

Kupwara records 129.90 thousand tonnes annual milk production

Samoon launches online ‘INAPH’ programme KUPWARA: With the objective of facilitating ready information about the treatment, feeding and other related knowhow to the people associated with livestock sector, Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Asgar Hassan Samoon on Thursday launched an online programme, Information Network Animal Production and Health (INAPH) here. He was on […]

Govt to make state self-reliant in milk production, poultry rearing

Govt to make state self-reliant in milk production, poultry rearing

JAMMU: The government endeavours making the state self-reliant in milk production and poultry rearing for which several initiatives have been taken to increase these productions in the state stated Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli adding that animal, sheep husbandry, fisheries, horticulture and agriculture are the top priority sectors of the […]

JKMPCL to achieve 100 crore turnover by the year 2020

JKMPCL to achieve 100 crore turnover by the year 2020

Cheshmashahi Milk Plant records Rs 32.12 cr business last fiscal SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) run Cheshmashahi Milk Processing Unit recorded a business of Rs 32.12 crore last fiscal and also sold 76 lakh liters of milk in 2016-17, an official press note issued here read. Minister for Animal & […]

New milk processing unit at Cheshmashahi to be operational soon: JKMPCL

New milk processing unit at Cheshmashahi to be operational soon: JKMPCL

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producer’s Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) will soon inaugurate new Milk processing  unit of at Cheshmashahi, Srinagar with 50,000 litres per day capacity by the end of this month This information was given in a meeting chaired by the Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, […]

Bandipora records 80,000 ton milk production

Bandipora records 80,000 ton milk production

BANDIPORA: Bandipora has seen significant increase in annual milk production which surged to 80000 tons, while as egg and livestock population too witnessed upsurge. This was stated at a awareness camp organized by Animal Husbandry Department in Sumbal, Bandipora today. ADC Bandipora, Chief Animal Husbandry Officer, senior Doctors and progressive cattle rearers also participated in […]