Indian Dairy Industry


Diary-Cow INDIAN DAIRY INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2012 - 2013 Diary-Cow

India ranks first in the world in milk production, which has gone up from 53.9 million tonnes in 1990- 1991 to 127.9 million tonnes in 2012-13. The per capita availability of milk has also increased from 176 grams per day in 1990's to 290 grams per day in 2012-13.

This is comparable with the world per capita availability of milk at 289.31 grams per day for 2012.

This represents sustained growth in the availability of milk and milk products for the growing population of the country, apart from being an important secondary source of income for rural families

Indian Dairy Industry in 2012-2013
The Intensive Dairy Development Programme, strengthening infrastructure for quality and clean milk production, Assistance to Cooperatives, and Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme are some of the Indian Government's important schemes/programmes for meeting the growing demand for milk.

The National Project for Cattle and Buffalo Breeding has been under implementation since 2000. A new scheme called the National Dairy Plan Phase I has also been initiated in 2012-13.

Diary-Cow  INDIAN Dairy INDUSTRY AT A Glance IN 2011 - 2012

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