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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 396
ANSWERED ON:  08.01.2019
Demand and Availability of Milk
VINAYAK BHAURAO RAUT
DHARMENDRA YADAV
Will the Minister of



AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE be pleased to state:-




GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY, DAIRYING AND FISHERIES
LOKSABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO.396
TO BE ANSWERED ON 8TH JANUARY, 2019

DEMAND AND AVAILABILITY OF MILK

*396 SHRI VINAYAK BHAURAO RAUT:
SHRI DHARMENDRA YADAV:

Will the Minister of AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE ???? ?? ????? ?????? ??????
be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has assessed the current as well as future demand of milk and milk products in the country, if so, the details along with the domestic production thereof;

(b) whether the country has achieved 4.2 per cent average growth in milk production against the world average of 2.2 per cent and if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Government has fixed 24 crore tonnes milk production target by 2025 and if so, the details thereof along with the funds proposed to be spent to achieve the said target;

(d) the present per capita availability of milk and the extent to which it will increase by 2025 along with the number of schemes for dairy development run through the World Bank and external help; and

(e) the steps taken by the Government for genetic improvement among bovines, betterment of rural infrastructure in dairy and to provide better opportunities for milk vendors?




ANSWER
ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FARMERS WELFARE
(SHRI RADHA MOHAN SINGH)



(a) to (e) A statement is laid on the table of the House.



STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO PARTS (A) TO (E) ON THE LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 396 TO BE ANSWERED ON 8TH JANUARY, 2019
(a) National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has been advised to conduct a study “Estimating the present demand of Milk and Milk products and its forecasting in India” under centrally sector scheme National Dairy Plan-I. As per the National Action Plan prepared with inputs from NDDB, the growth in milk production would keep pace with the growth in demand.

(b) The milk production in the country increased from 165.40 Million metric tonnes (MMT) in 2016-17 to 176.35 MMT in 2017-18 at a growth rate of 6.62%. As per Food Outlook, 2018 published by FAO, World milk production increased from 800.2 MMT in 2016 to 811.9 MMT in 2017 at a growth rate of 1.46%.

(c) As per the National Action Plan, the target of milk production by the year 2021-22 is 254.5 MMT.

(d) The per capita availability of milk in India during 2017-18 is 375 gms/day and by 2023-24 it is estimated to increase to 592 gms/day. Besides other central and centrally sponsored schemes this Department, with support from World Bank is implementing National Dairy Plan-I (NDP-I) with the total outlay of Rs. 2242 Crore comprising Rs. 1584 Crore as International Development Association (World Bank) assistance for enhancing productivity of milch animals and providing market access to the farmers.

(e) In order to complement and supplement the efforts made by the States for genetic improvement among bovines and betterment of rural infrastructure in dairy in the country following schemes are being implemented by Government of India:

(i) Rashtriya Gokul Mission: With the aim to develop and conserve indigenous breeds and enhancing their production and productivity through extension of Artificial Insemination (AI) programme, use of Modern Technology, awareness generation etc.

(ii) National Dairy Plan-I: Being implemented to increase productivity of milch animals and provide rural milk producers with greater access to the organized milk market. The scheme ends in March 2019.

(iii) Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF): amounting to Rs.10881 crore with objective to replace old dairy processing units and to create infrastructure for new dairy processing units and value added products.

(iv) National programme for Dairy Development: Objective of the scheme is to create dairy infrastructure for procurement, processing and marketing of milk and milk products.

(v) Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme: Is being implemented with the objective of generation of self-employment opportunities in the dairy sector, covering activities such as enhancement of milk production, procurement and preservation, transportation, processing and marketing of milk.


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