Dairy Science Park to support farmers in KP: Minister

Staff Reporter

Peshawar—Senior Minister Local Government, Elections and Rural Development (LGE&RD) Inayatullah Khan has appreciated the concept of the Dairy Science Park to support the farmers’ income, value addition in the province, self-employment to the youth and hygienic food production for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He said this while chairing a meeting of the representatives of the Department of the Local Government, Election and Rural Department; Agriculture, Livestock and Cooperatives Department, the University of Agriculture Peshawar and the private sector here on Sunday.
The Senior Minister appreciated the progress so far and directed for initiation of a summary for approval of the Chief Minister, regarding academic component at the University of Agriculture Peshawar and an autonomous DSP Board for boosting Halal meat export.
Several meetings have been held on the subject during a period of more than an year and an ongoing project of Rs.200 million is supported under ADP for establishment of Slaughter House. Peshawar Development Authority is implementing the project and the Dairy Science Park team will assist them in ensuring quality standards, support the supply line, marketing linkages and human resource development into the system. A separate meeting will be held between the relevant authorities.

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