Need for formation of Camel Milk Production Societies Emphasized

23rd July 2016, Bikaner

Need for formation of Camel Milk Production Societies Emphasized  Shri Otaram Dewasi, Minister of Gaupalan and Devasthan, Government of Rajasthan visited ICAR - National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner today.  

In his address to scientists, technical officers and staff of NRCC, ARC CSWRI, EPC NRCE and invited camel herders (around 70) from the state, he urged the camel herders to take initiative to form Camel Milk Production Societies so that milk collection, its processing into products and marketing could be taken up in a project mode for which he assured the support of. He appreciated the Centre’s efforts in focusing the research to promote camel as a milch animal to support livelihood of camel herders of Rajasthan state and other parts of the Country.  He lauded the efforts of the Centre to have developed complete feed blocks/pellets out of locally available conventional and un-conventional feeds to support the milk production and growth performance of camels. 

Dr. N.V. Patil, Director, ICAR - National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner briefed about significant technologies developed by the Centre for the benefit of camel herders to make camel rearing a profitable business. 

(Source: ICAR - National Research Centre on Camel, Bikaner)