Varanasi, Oct 1 (PTI) Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd said Monday it will undertake an extensive dairying and horticulture development project in Varanasi. Also Read - Agra Lockdown News: Schools, Colleges & Religious Places to Remain Shut Till This Date | Check Here

Mother Dairy will set up the necessary infrastructure to support the sourcing and marketing of the farm produce such as milk and fresh fruits and vegetables (F&V), according to a statement by the company. Also Read - Hathras Gangrape: Postmortem Report of Rape Victim Confirms 'Trauma' From Attempted Strangulation

It will formally dedicate 10 milk and F&V booths to the residents of the city on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Also Read - Hathras: CM Yogi Must Resign, President's Rule Should be Imposed, Says Mayawati, Urges Centre to 'Send Him to His Place'

The company plans to have around 25 such booths to serve the citizens of the city, the release stated.

Mother Dairy procures about 15 lakh litres of milk per day from over 2 lakh farmers across 29 districts of the state. In addition, Safal, the F&V arm of Mother Dairy procures over 20 fruit and vegetable items from 3,000 farmers from 22 districts of Uttar Pradesh.

Mother Dairy director Saugata Mitra said the proposed outlets in the city will be managed by Ex-servicemen.

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