IANSSep 25, 2017 22:37:18 IST
The 'White Revolution' in Haryana is set to get an Israeli boost.
A leading state in milk production, Haryana would now benefit from the techniques and experience of Israel, leader in milk production in the world, for increasing the average milk production, a minister said on Monday.
Haryana's Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Om Prakash Dhankar, who is leading a delegation from Haryana to Israel, was speaking in Tel Aviv after meeting Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Israel, Uri Ariel.
Speaking on the occasion, Ariel said cooperation with Haryana was a priority.
"Israel is already working on five centres of excellence in Haryana. In future, work and cooperation between Haryana and Israel will increase and benefit former," he said.
The average milk production of milch animals in Israel is 32 kg per day and it leads the world in milk production.
"Haryana would now adopt techniques and experience of Israel to increase average milk production in the state," Dhankar said.
The agriculture ministers of both Haryana and Israel agreed on further cooperation in the fields of horticulture, dairy and exchange of research among students and specialists in universities of agriculture, horticulture and animal sciences.
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