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Animal husbandry, dairy farmers pay 10% more income tax than rich people, says Amul's RS Sodhi

Updated : January 25, 2020 12:08 AM IST

Amul,  India's biggest FMCG or food company which is owned by 3.6 million poor farmers, pays 30 percent income tax, says Amul's RS Sodhi.
If surcharge and education cess are added, dairy farmers pay 35 percent income tax whereas the big corporates, big multi-nationals are paying only 25 percent.
He said dairy and animal husbandry have been contributing 4.2 percent of India's GDP, which is around 30 percent of agricultural GDP.

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