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Australian Agri-tech Firm to train 2 lakh dairy farmers in India

Abha Toppo
Abha Toppo

MoooFarm, an innovative Australian agri-tech company on 26 November said that it will train two lakh dairy farmers in India by 2020 to develop their skills in areas such as cattle nutrition with a view to boosting farmers’ income by at least 20%.

The Australian company uses global leadership and expertise in the area of skills, agribusiness, and technology to bring social change in developing countries like India.

As per the latest announcement, MoooFarm will train the dairy farmers with the help of UDAY, a skill development firm, which is its partner in India.

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The company will also launch a hashtag named as #TheColorofMilk on the occasion of National Milk Day, urging people to find the purity of milk. As many of you may know that November 26, which marks the birth anniversary of, father of the White Revolution in India, Verghese Kurien is observed as National Milk Day.

Founder of MoooFarm, Param Singh while talking to media said, "Our master trainers are offering content to farmers for scaling up, which is being delivered through village-level entrepreneurs. Our target states are Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha”.

An official of Animal Welfare Board had previously said that around 68.7% of milk and milk products sold in India are not according to the standards of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

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