Manipur gets cattle feed plant

Imphal: Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday inaugurated a Cattle Feed Plant of Manipur Milk Producers’ Co-operative Union Ltd. at the Veterinary Complex, Porompat, Imphal East.

The cattle feed plant was set up at the total cost of Rs 80.43 lakhs including civil works, equipment and electric power connection. The fund for it was provided by department of animal husbandry and dairying, Government of India under the central scheme of National Programme for Dairy Development.

The feed mixing plant has a capacity to produce 3 MT of cattle feed per hour. It would cater to the demands of compound cattle feed for the dairy farmers of the state.

Biren stressed on the need to produce most of the required animal’s feed in the state itself. He urged the officials to perform their duties with sincerity and commitment and to ensure proper maintenance of the machines installed in the plant.

Veterinary and animal husbandry minister Oinam Lukhoi said the state government under the leadership of N. Biren had taken up all the necessary measures to contain the spread of the prevailing pandemic.

Stating that cooperation and support of the people in the government’s effort to fight the deadly virus.

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