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Published on 4/12/2022 1:46:57 PM | Source: ANI

Amul aims to double farmers` income in next four years through genetically superior dairy herd

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Anand (Gujarat), Dec 04 (ANI): Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL) has aimed to double the income of farmers in the next four years by producing dairy herd which is genetically superior and proven, that will produce double the quantity of milk at the same cost. Earlier, it was found that bovines give births to more males as compared to females. And with the technology, more female calves are taking birth and helping farmers to increase their income. In 1946, Amul started with 247 litres of milk on its first day. Today Amul handles and processes about 3 crore litres of milk every day. He said around 36 lakh farmers in Gujarat are associated with Amul. He said that 20-25 percent of Gujarat's GDP comes from the Agricultural sector and the dairy sector has a huge contribution.