55 Milk Consumers awareness camps to be organised in Distt. says Sidhu

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  • 26 CAMPS HELD TILL DATE
  • MILK TESTING FACILITY CAN BE AVAILED AT DEPARTMENTAL OFFICES FREE OF COST
  • HELPLINE NUMBER 01722700228 COULD BE CONTACT TO ORGANISE MILK TESTING CAMP

NewZNew (S A S  Nagar) : The Punjab Dairy Development Board would organize 55 camps this year under its milk consumers awareness campaign. Till date, 25 camps have been held. Stating this, the Deputy Commissioner Mr. Tejinder Pal Singh Sidhu said that 1072 milk samples were tested in milk consumers awareness and milk testing camps. Out of which 653 samples were found to be upto the mark while 449 samples were found to be containing water.

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The Deputy Commissioner said that the Punjab Dairy Development Board is also running a state of the art mobile laboratory providing milk testing facilities to the consumers at their doorstep and also guiding them about benefits of milk. He also informed that the mobile laboratory also gives milk testing reports to the consumers on the spot itself.

Divulging more, he said that the rationale behind the organizing of milk testing camps by the Governments is to make consumers aware of the nutrients present in milk. He also informed that only the consumers can put a stop to the practice of adulteration in milk.

He further elaborated that from now onwards, the free milk testing facility has been extended to all the departmental offices. He said that District level offices and helpline no. —01722700228 can be contacted to organize milk testing camp. Elaborating more , he said that consumers are made aware about manufacturing milk products for e.g. Curd, Paneer , Butter, Ghee and Lassi in the milk consumer awareness camps.