National Programme For Dairy Development (NPDD).:
In order to further boost growth in livestock sector and thereby making animal husbandry more remunerative, Government has realigned the National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD).
- The realigned National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD) will have two components.
- Component ‘A’ of NPDD will be implemented with emphasis on milk procurement, processing, marketing and quality of milk and milk products.
- The scheme is targeted towards installation of about 8900 bulk milk coolers, which is likely to cover about 26,700 villages.
- Component ‘B’ of NPDD will avail financial assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and will create or strengthen infrastructure in 4500 villages, 8.96 LLPD chilling and 7 LLPD processing capacity with incremental procurement of about 14.20 LLPD from 1.5 Lakh additional milk producers.