Dairy products are a major source of cheap and nutritious food to millions of people in India and the only acceptable source of animal protein for large vegetarian segment of Indian population.
India, the oyster of the Global Dairy Industry is the largest Milk Producer & Consumer in the World. Around 49% of the milk Produced in the Country is consumed as liquid milk. The rest is converted into dairy products such as ghee, cheese, curd, ice-cream and butter.
Favorable government policies have resulted in an impressive growth of the dairy sector in the last 3 decades.
Dairy Farming is now evolving from just an agrarian way of life to professionally managed industry, the Indian Dairy Industry. India’s dairy Industry is nothing less than legendary. According to Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) study India, which was primarily dependent on imports for its milk consumption has now become a key contributor to the world at 17% of global outputs.
Clearly India’s White Revolution that has started in the 1970s has taken it to the Global Map ensuring that it becomes one of the largest producers of milk in the world.
The dairy sector is an important source of rural employment in the country. 98% of the milk produced in India is in rural India. Milk production gives employment to more than 70 million dairy farmers. The effective milk & milk products market is largely confined to urban areas.
Indian dairy Farming offers opportunities galore to entrepreneurs worldwide, who wish to capitalize on one of the world’s largest and fastest growing markets for milk and milk products. India is a land of opportunity for those who are looking for new and expanding markets. Growth prospects in the dairy sector are very bright. The Indian dairy industry is rapidly growing, trying to keep pace with the galloping progress around the world.The liberalization of the Indian economy beckons to MNC’s and foreign investors alike.
India’s dairy sector is expected to triple its production in the next 10 years in view of expanding potential for export to Europe and the West.
Also, India today is the lowest cost producer of per litre of milk in the world, at 27 cents, compared with the U.S’ 63 cents, and Japan’s $2.8 dollars. Also to take advantage of this lowest cost of milk production and increasing production in the country multinational companies are planning to expand their activities here. Some of these milk producers have already obtained quality standard certificates from the authorities. This will help them in marketing their products in foreign countries in processed form.
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