Minister Bhusal pledges to address concerns of milk producers
Bharatpur- Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development, Dr Beduram Bhusal, has said the government is committed to addressing the issues of dairy producers.
Talking to media at Bharatpur airport today, the Minister said dairy farmers facing market-related issue for the products. The Minister who was here to inaugurate a national tea exhibition in Chitwan, the Minister said, "This season is significant for milk production.
He suggested that the surplus milk production could be strategically reserved as power and butter for future use. He assured that the ongoing shortage of market for milk would be resolved after mid-February. Minister Bhusal also pledged to expedite the clearance of dues owed to farmers promptly.
Farmers in Chitwan have reportedly gone unpaid for three months. The Chitwan Milk Industry has remained closed due to a shortage of market.