NDDB Signs MoU with Ladakh to Promote Dairying and Rural Livelihoods (Download PDF)

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NDDB Signs MoU with Ladakh to Promote Dairying and Rural Livelihoods

  • NDDB has signed MoU with Ladakh to promote dairying and rural livelihoods.
  • The MoU has been signed with a view to promote dairying and rural livelihoods in the Union Territory of Ladakh.
  • As per the MoU, a benchmark survey will be conducted in the newly formed UT.
  • NDDB՚s dairy potential survey will help prepare a roadmap to boost dairying in the UT.
  • It will help in enhancing the income of rural population in the mountainous border areas.
NDDB Signs MoU with Ladakh


  • The Dairy Board has also offered managerial and technical support to promote producer-owned institutions that remain true to cooperative values.
  • NDDB proposes to enumerate all the households present in the identified villages irrespective of their dairy animal holding status.
  • NDDB officials would train the nominated coordinators in the Leh and Kargil districts.
  • These coordinators in turn will identify village investigators to be involved in survey, monitoring & supervision of fieldwork.

After completion of the field work over next two months, NDDB will prepare a roadmap for dairy development in the UT region taking into consideration crucial aspects like:

  • climatic conditions,
  • suitability of breeds,
  • animal health & AI support,
  • feed & fodder availability,
  • impediments in logistics & supply chain,
  • marketing arrangements etc.
  • The preliminary findings and roadmap will be discussed with the stakeholders, and post discussions a plan would be finalized and shared with the UT.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 21, 2021

Economy, Agriculture/Agro Industries

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