Pala velluva to change face of dairy sector Jagan launches Amul Project
The game changing project in dairy sector is kick started in Andhrapradesh by Chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Wednesday. AP-Amul Project (Pala Velluva) is launched by Jagan at camp office in Tadepalli. Speaking on the occasion, Jagan stated that milk would be procured from 400 villages of Chittoor, Kadapa, and Prakasam districts in the first phase. Later, the procurement of milk will be extended to 9,899 villages in all 13 districts. AP-Amul Dairy Association will deposit the money into the accounts of dairy farmers within 10 days after collecting the milk. “The AP government started the project to generate permanent recurring income to women for the next few years’ he stated. By launching the AP-Amul Pala Velluva project Jagan raised a new hope and made a new promise to give an additional income of Rs. 5-7 per litre milk to every woman and farmers. CM Jagan said that with this, his dream of helping the rural folks came true. He saw the problems of farmers and women during his Padayatra. He promised to strengthen the cooperative societies after coming to power. Only when there is competition in the market, the farmers will get a better deal. With the present project, the women of Andhra Pradesh will have the final say in procurement of milch cattle. The Chief Minister asserted that under the Amul project, the dairy farmers will get an additional income of Rs. 5 to Rs 7 per litre milk. The women will also get a bonus once or twice every year from the profits of the Amul project. Milk procurement will begin in over 9,899 villages in the State. Jagan said that Amul is the 8th largest dairy project in the world. The new project would definitely change the face of the dairy sector in the state and improve the income of the milk farmers.