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...
Livestock, Climate change, Trees and NDDB

Livestock, Climate change, Trees and NDDB

Why should National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) launch a campaign to plant trees throughout India? As part of World Environment Day celebrations, the Chairman of NDDB launched the initiative to plant trees through 1,60000 village co-operative milk societies spread...
Quality ‘check’ @ Mother Dairy: confusing reports

Quality ‘check’ @ Mother Dairy: confusing reports

Mother Dairy was an initiative of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). It was commissioned in 1974 as NDDB’s wholly owned subsidiary. Since then, Mother Dairy was producing and marketing milk and milk products in New Delhi and National Capital Region with a...
Dr V Kurien’s birthday to be National Milk Day

Dr V Kurien’s birthday to be National Milk Day

India will be celebrating the birthday (November 26) of late Dr V Kurien, ‘Father of India’s White Revolution’ as ‘National Milk Day’. Though July 1 is annually observed as World Milk Day under the auspices of FAO, the Indian Dairy...
‘Mission Milk’: (Phase I) Launched

‘Mission Milk’: (Phase I) Launched

The first phase with an outlay of Rs. 2242 cr. is part of an ambitious 15-year-long National Dairy Plan with an estimated project cost of Rs. 17,300 crores. The credit support of Rs. 1584 cr, by the International Development Agency of World Bank, the GOI share of Rs....