JICA ODA Loan Assistance for ‘Dairying Through Cooperatives-National Dairy Infrastructure Plan’ (Download PDF)

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India first among the world’s milk producing Nations since 1998 with largest bovine population in the World. Milk production from 1950 - 51 to 2015 - 16, has increased from 17 million tons to 155.49 million tons.

Dairying through Cooperative-National Dairy Infrastructure Plan

Dairying through Cooperative-National Dairy Infrastructure Plan

Dairying through Cooperative-National Dairy Infrastructure Plan

  • 54 % of milk produced is surplus for marketing in the domestic market
  • 20.5 % is procured and processed by the organized sector shared between Cooperatives and Private dairy organizations.
  • Demand for milk estimated to be between 200 - 210 million MT by 2021 - 22


Image of Vision

Image of Vision

Image of Vision

  • Upgrade infrastructure at the village level for milk procurement
  • Produce high valued milk products
  • Double milk producers’ income at farm level by providing greater access to the organized milk-processing sector.

Draft National Action Plan for Dairy Development (By Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries)

Aim to create milk chilling facilities including bulk milk cooling, processing infrastructure, value added products (VAP), organisation of milk collection centers and dairy cooperative societies, milk transportation facility and marketing infrastructure to increase milk handling capacity.

  • Proposal avail loan from Japan International Cooperation Agency for ‘Dairying through Cooperatives-National Dairy Infrastructure Plan’.
  • Covers additional 1.28 lakh villages
  • Modify and expand old milk and milk product plants created 20 - 30 years ago under Operation Flood
  • Create milk & milk products plants for value added products
  • Fund routed through National Dairy Development Board
  • Proposal forwarded by Department of Economic Affairs to Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

About JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) and ODA (Official Development Assistance)

  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), established in 1974 is the primary Japanese governmental agency responsible for technical cooperation component of Japan’s bilateral ODA (Japan’s Official Development Assistance) program.
  • A variety of organizations and groups, including governments as well as international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and private companies, carry out financial assistance to developing countries for socioeconomic development.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 31, 2017


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