CHANGSARI: The West Assam Milk Producers' Cooperative Union Ltd. (WAMUL), popularly known as Purabi Dairy, launched its range of cattle feed supplements, Purabi Pashu Pushti, on February 18 to augment its drive towards increasing milk productivity and reducing production cost for dairy farmers. The range of cattle feed supplements shall reinforce WAMUL's efforts in improving milk productivity of cattle and thus reduction in cost of production. Productivity improvement is identified as one of the key areas of interventions required for dairy development in Assam.
As a part of the planned product line-up, WAMUL has commenced production of Area Specific Mineral Mixture & By-Pass Protein Meal at its Cattle Feed Plant situated at Changsari, Kamrup district. The plants were inaugurated by Siddhartha Bhattacharya, Minister of Cooperation, Government of Assam, in presence of Meenesh Shah, Executive Director, NDDB & Chairman, WAMUL Management Committee, among others.
On the occasion of the inauguration, Chairman, WAMUL Management Committee, Meenesh Shah highlighted that WAMUL has been promoting and propagating scientific feeding practices like Ration Balancing Programme (RBP) and breed upgradation through Artificial Insemination (AI) programme. These projects are supported and funded by the State government through Assam Project for Agri-Business & Rural Transformation (APART) – WAMUL being the End Implementing Agency (EIA) for Formal Dairy Sector, stated a release.