During the concluding session of the 49th Dairy Industries Conference in Gandhinagar, Indian Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah announced that India’s share in the global dairy sector is set to rise to 33% in the coming years. The minister revealed that the government is planning to establish 200,000 rural dairies at the Panchayat level nationwide, which would boost the annual growth rate of the Indian dairy sector from the current 6.6% to 13.8%.
Women’s empowerment is an important issue for national progress and economic growth. Empowering women means giving them equal opportunities to participate in the social, political, and economic spheres of society. Women-led development refers to an approach that prioritizes the participation of women in the development process.
According to the External Affairs Ministry, India will be sending 20,000 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan via the Chabahar Port in Iran to address the current humanitarian crisis. In addition, India held its first India-Central Asia Joint Working Group on Afghanistan in New Delhi where the current political, security, and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan was discussed with participants.