|India ranks as the world's largest milk producer during 2010-
11 with an annual output of 116.2 million tonnes. India's milk
production accounts for 16% approx. of the world total
output. Constituting an important segment of the Indian rural
economy, dairy and dairy products provide livelihood to
millions of homes in villages and ensure supply of quality of
milk and milk products to people of both urban and rural
areas. The accelerated socio-economic development during
the 21st century is throwing up challenging issues like food
security, food safety, quality and their linkages with the
national and international markets as the demand for food is
GOVT. SCHEMES/PROGRAMMES :
Union Agriculture Minister had launched the ambitious Dairy
Project named as “National Dairy Plan” Phase-I to increase
the productivity of milch animals and provide more revenues
to India's 70 million small milk producers and upgrade milk
processing plants in cooperatives and private sectors. The
total amount of Rs. 2242 crores (426 Million USD) will be
spent by International Development Association, World
Bank and Govt. of India.
Milk production is growing at 3.3% while consumption is
growing at 5% leaving a gap between demand and supply.
We are sure that with the implementation of NDDB National
Dairy Plan, Govt. would be able to plug the gap between
demand and supply.
Besides NDDB, other departments of the ministry like Animal
Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries are focusing on increasing
the animal population, production and productivity as a
thrust area, offering financial assistance to the organizations
and departments working in dairy sector.
Ministry of Food Processing Industries also has its own
programs targeting to increase the dairy processing and
value added products in the country. In the fast changing
world scenario and increasing competition, there is need to
exploit the available resources to the maximum level and to
use the best technologies, to cope up with the rising
domestic demand for dairy products and to target export
markets to become “ AFood Factory to the World.”
DairyTech India 2014 exhibition will, therefore, be an
opportunity for stake holders of every segment of Animal
Farming, Dairy Industry & Allied activities who want to
expand and/or diversify their business activities.
Concurrently 3rd Edition of "International Poultry & Livestock
Expo 2014", an International exhibition on Poultry, Livestock
and Technologies alongwith 1st edition of MeatTech Asia
2014, 6th edition of India Foodex 2014 and AgriTech India
2014 will also be held for the benefit of all visitors.
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