Animal husbandry, fisheries and sericulture should be promoted to increase farmers income in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said. “Farmers should be provided technical guidance and all other necessary assistance in this regard. Worlds best techniques and technologies should be introduced in these sectors,” an official release quoting Chouhan said today. Milk production is also a good way to increase income. the Chief Minister said and suggested, “Two model dairies should be developed in private sector in every district”. Holding discussions with senior officers at Mantralaya (state secretariat) recently in this regard, he said extensive brainstorming should be held to double farmers income in the next five years. Better arrangements should be made for improvement of animal breeds, availability of fodder and sale of milk, he said. Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa, Principal Secretary Animal Husbandry, Prabhanshu Kamal and Principal Secretary Agriculture Rajesh Rajora among others attended the meeting, the release stated.

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