THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Kerala will achieve self-sufficiency in milk production in the next one year, Forest and Dairy Development Minister K Raju has said.
He was speaking after receiving ISO 22000:2005 for the Thiruvananthapuram Dairy under the Thiruvananthapuram regional Cooperative Milk producers Union of Milma from IRQS here on Monday. The minister congratulated the Milma for its efforts to boost milk production. National Dairy Development Board has offered assistance for setting up an automated dairy in Kollam. According to Milma, the certification is in recognition to the quality and food safety standards maintained by the dairy. Regional union chairman Kallada Ramesh presided over the function.