9 February Thimphu. Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji inaugurated the Kiosk, a retail outlet for dairy products from dairy groups and associations instituted across the country. The outlet is aimed at providing assured market for producers and an access to quality product for the consumers. Kiosk will be operated by the Youth Business Cooperative on public private partnership modality.
There are 153 functional dairy groups and associations which collectively produce around 30920 MT of fresh milk. With the subsidy support package for two unit dairy cows in 10th five year plan had stimulated domestic milk production growth by 8% per annum. Therefore, Department of Livestock intends to continue the momentum in the 11th FYP with major financial support services from BOIC.
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