How (India) National Dairy Plan works

How (India) National Dairy Plan works

    India will need 200 million tonnes of milk by 2021-22 as against 137.68 million tonnes of 2013-14. To meet the rapidly growing demand for milk, the productivity of the milch animals and the total milk production have to be increased. And hence the  National Dairy...
Small Holder Dairy Development: FAO Report

Small Holder Dairy Development: FAO Report

FAO Smallholder Dairy Development It is estimated that some 12-14 percent of the world population, or 750 to 900 million people, live on dairy farms or within dairy farming households. According to a recent report in 2005 about 2.6 billion people in the developing...
1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) proposed 1st of June every year to be celebrated as ‘World Milk Day’. Many countries used to celebrate their National Milk Day on different dates but mostly in and around June and the proposal...
Hi-tech dairy farms and Governments

Hi-tech dairy farms and Governments

The Government of Kerala is entering the milk production and distribution through three hi-tech farms to be set up at Kulathuppuzha, Kolahalamedu and Mattuppetty. The urgency:  The State has to achieve self sufficiency in milk production by the end of its term of...