• In Assam, Governor J B Patnaik has taken initiative to launch a white revolution. It will cover Tinsukia in the first phase as a few places of the district have already achieved success in milk production.
  • Upper Assam Division Commissioner Ifitkar Hussain said, in a bid to improve the social and economic condition of the people of insurgency affected Sadia, Kakopathar and Tinsukia areas, the Governor have initiated the scheme. He further said, Bharat Integrated Social Welfare Agency has already submitted the detailed project report on it.
  • Tinsukia district administration has involved various government departments, Self Help Groups (SHGs), dairy development societies and local banks to implement the scheme. There are 200 dairy development societies and 15 SHGs being involved in this process. 
  • Assam government is likely to extend the scheme to Majuli in the next phase.