India Dairy

July 13, 2024


Minister Unveils Dairy Next: A Landmark Moment in Dairy Excellence

In a groundbreaking ceremony, the honorable minister og Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development J. Chinchurani officially launched Dairy Next, marking a significant milestone in the dairy industry. This momentous occasion not only solidifies the brand's presence but also sets a new standard for excellence in the realm of dairy products.

NDDB makes a pitch for boosting dairy exports as milk output is set to rise

With India set to increase its share in the global milk production over the next decade, it is time to look at expanding the share in export market, said NDDB Chairman and Managing Director Meenesh Shah on Friday. Addressing the 20th Convocation of The Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Bengaluru (IIPM-B), Shah said India currently accounts […]

Banas Dairy's Ambitious Investment in Gujarat

In a significant move that promises to reshape the dairy industry in Gujarat, Banas Dairy has pledged a whopping investment of Rs. 2,100 crore. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signals a transformative phase for the dairy giant, opening new avenues for growth, innovation, and expansion. Setting the Stage Banas Dairy, the largest dairy cooperative in […]

Parag Milk Foods appoints Rahul Kumar Srivastava as Chief Operating Officer

Parag Milk Foods Limited, a leading manufacturer and marketer of dairy-FMCG products in India, has appointed Rahul Kumar Srivastava as the Chief Operating Officer of the organisation. He served as the Managing Director of Lactalis India, a division of the world’s largest dairy conglomerate, for over a decade. Additionally, he held the position of Managing Director at […]

NDDB's Ambitious Plan to Transform Ladakh's Dairy Value Chain

In the picturesque region of Ladakh, nestled high in the Himalayan mountains, a transformative plan is unfolding. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has set its sights on revolutionizing the dairy value chain in this remote part of India. This ambitious endeavour promises not only economic development but also sustainability and prosperity for the local […]


Dynamic traceability story of mooMark

About mooMark Private Limited mooMark is a milk procurement company headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The company was established in 2020 with a distinct focus on leveraging advanced technology throughout the dairy supply chain to ensure traceability. It also employs rigorous quality tests at every stage of the milk supply chain, ensuring the freshness and traceability […]

Sirpasri Kumaresan

A big fat problem in milk: What’s driving up prices?

Till mid-October last year, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul) was charging consumers Rs 10 per litre more for full-cream milk compared to toned milk. The maximum retail price (MRP) for its ‘Gold’ full-cream milk, containing 6% fat and 9% SNF (solids-not-fat), was Rs 62 per litre in Delhi, as against Rs 52 for ‘Taaza’ […]


Expectations of dairy farmers and industry from animal breeding and genetics research

Although I am animal nutritionist, I am daring to present my views, of course with the inputs from 17 experts I know. I am working with dairy industry and dairy farmers of India very closely since 1997 and I am in regular touch with academicians. Without better genetics, we cannot improve performance of animals with […]

Dr Dinesh T. Bhosale

Why India’s agri production stats need a ground reality check

How much milk does India really produce? What is its actual domestic requirement of cereals or sugar? These are simple questions, but basic to understanding the market for agri-produce — not just in these inflationary times, but also from a policy and planning perspective. Consider milk. According to the National Statistical Office’s (NSO) household consumer […]


How co-operative dairying made India, the cream of the world

The story of 75 years of India’s independence can’t be complete without a chapter on its dairy cooperatives. After seven-and-a-half decades, as we stand today, we see India as a rising global force to reckon with, and the cooperative dairy sector has much to claim credit for. On 15th August 1947, as India gained independence, […]

R S Sodhi



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