Maharashtra government to give Rs. 3/liter subsidy to milk producers
The Maharashtra cabinet today decided to provide Rs. 3 subsidy for every liter of milk to the co-operative and private producers to manufacture milk powder. An official said the decision was taken to encourage production of milk powder from surplus milk. The decision will help balance the demand-and-supply of milk and producers can get Minimum Support Price (MSP) of Rs. 27/liter, the official said.
Cabinet approves amendment in land acquisition provisions
In another decision, the Maharashtra cabinet gave a go-ahead for the promulgation of an ordinance amending the land acquisition provisions in the Maharashtra Highways Act.