New Delhi: Indian Military on Wednesday closed down its navy farms throughout the nation after a service of as many as 132 years. “After 132 years of superb service to the nation, curtains had been drawn on this organisation,” stated the Indian Military in an official assertion.
These farms had been arrange in several elements of the nation with the aim of supplying hygienic cow milk to the Indian Military jawans billeted in varied garrisons throughout British India.
Based on the announcement, all officers staff who had been employed with these navy farms have been redeployed and would proceed to serve the Indian Military.
“The navy farm is ending its companies. The primary farm was established on February 1, 1889 in Allahabad and by the point we obtained Independence in 1947, India had 130 such farms. At the moment it was extremely helpful for us because the White Revolution had not begun. Verghese Kurien had began the Operation Flood in 1970,” Lieutenant Basic Shashank Mishra stated through the shut ceremony of farms within the nationwide capital.
After Independence, navy farms flourished with 30,000 heads of cattle in 130 navy farms arrange throughout India below diversified agro-climatic circumstances.
Likewise, the navy farms had been even established in Leh and Kargil in late Nineties, with an goal to provide recent milk to the Indian Military jawans deputed in these areas every day.
The farms additionally used to handle giant tracts of defence land, and manufacturing and provide of baled hay to the animal holding items.
The navy farms have additionally collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture for “Challenge Freiswal”, which credited to be the world’s largest cattle cross-breeding programme.
In addition they teamed up with the Defence Analysis and Improvement Organisation (DRDO) for producing bio-duel.
(With inputs from PTI)