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Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Dairy Products Market in North East Posted On: 07 DEC 2021 6:14PM by PIB Delhi Accordin

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying

Dairy Products Market in North East

Posted On: 07 DEC 2021 6:14PM by PIB Delhi

According to a study of milk demand in India conducted by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) through M/s A C Nielson under National Dairy Plan Phase-I scheme in 2019, estimated household consumption in 2019 and projected household demand in 2030 of milk and milk products in the North Eastern States are as under:

State

Estimated Household

Consumption 2019

Projected Household Demand

2030

HH Consumption

(LLPD)

Per Capita

(ml)

HH Consumption

(LLPD)

Per Capita

(ml)

Arunachal Pradesh

2.22

142

4.90

267

Assam

47.89

138

89.87

227

Manipur

1.65

59

3.52

109

Meghalaya

2.48

71

1.50

36

Mizoram

1.15

94

6.58

466

Nagaland

2.22

100

3.89

151

Sikkim

2.08

324

1.84

268

Tripura

4.89

120

14.83

318

LLPD- Lakh Litre Per day; ml- mililitre

The projected household demand in 2030 indicates marketing potential of dairy products in Northeastern States particularly in the State of Assam.

  1. The milk production in North Eastern Region has increased by 4.9% during 2019-20 when compared to 2018-19, however the per capita availability of milk is far below the ICMR recommendation. The present demand/consumption of milk and milk products of North Eastern Regions is met jointly by the local production and by the leading dairy cooperatives and private sectors dairies of the country.
  2. Supplementing the efforts of States, Government of India has taken following initiative to increase quality and quantity of milk and milk products throughout the country including in North Eastern Region:-
  1. National Programme for Dairy Development scheme has been restructured / realigned in July 2021 to focus on improvement in quality of milk by creating/strengthening of infrastructure for quality milk testing equipment as well as primary chilling facilities.
  2. Rashtriya Gokul Mission is being implemented for genetic upgradation of bovine population, enhancement of milk production and productivity of bovines and development and conservation of indigenous bovine breeds.

This information was given by Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Parshottam Rupala in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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