2.5 lakh children in Uttarakhand to get milk twice a week

2.5 lakh children in Uttarakhand to get milk twice a week

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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. (File Photo: IANS)
Dehradun, March 7 (IANS) Nearly 2.5 lakh children in 20,000 Anganwadi centres in Uttarakhand will get 100 millilitres of milk twice every week under a new scheme launched on Thursday.
Inaugurating the Anchal Amrit Yojana at a function here, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said: "If children are healthy, then our country will also be secure and prosperous."
Calling for increasing milk production, he said this can be done through the cooperative sector.
Rawat said the government is spending Rs 24 crore to increase milk production and 8,000 cows have been acquired in this regard.
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