THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Dairy Development Minister K Raju has said highly productive native cow breeds from Gujarat will be brought to the state. He said this after holding talks with Gujarat Animal Husbandry Minister Babubhai Bokhiria. The Gujarat Government will provide technical assistance to bring to the state Gir and Kankrej, which are good milk yielders. The minister had also held talks with National Dairy Development Board chairman Dileep Rathu.
The board will provide assistance to start various dairy development projects. Quality germplasm and pedigree bulls will be supplied to the state as part of the scheme, apart from providing quality cattle feed. The Dairy Development Board chairman also hailed the state government’s efforts in the dairy sector.