The Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) has requested for adept support from the Delhi government asserting that it can upsurge production of milk and overall capacity by an additional 200,000 liters per day if the government is ready to extend help to stretch the reach of its milk product within the capital city.
This decision was taken in a meeting supervised over by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Also present in the meeting was Minister for Food and Supplies Haroon Yusuf.
One of the statements has confirmed that DMS demanded the government timely and adept assistance to help increase the milk production capacity to about 500,000 litres in a day. At present, the Delhi Milk Scheme is presently producing only 300,000 litres on a daily basis.
It was stated that the maximum reach of DMS milk supply is only restricted to older regions of the city. There is no supply available in western regions of Delhi such as Rohini, Dwarka, cooperative group housing societies, JJ colony, slums and various unauthorized colonies.
As said by the DMS, a large portion of the population having its place secure to weaker sections and middle income group is at the moment shorn of quality milk being delivered by it at equitable rates.
The DMS further specified that it was proficient of generating another 200,000 litres of milk on a daily basis, provided the government helped it in extending its reach in other areas of the city.
Ms. Dikshit has assured DMS of immediate assistance from her government. She also instructed food and supplies department commissioner to bring out an advertisement inviting various individuals to facilitate Delhi Milk Scheme milk across the city.
DMS was originally established way back in the year 1959. The main objective at that time was to supply quality milk to Delhi citizens at reasonable prices. They also wanted to provide remunerative prices to milk makers.