75 facts of Indian dairy industry azadi ka amrit mahotsav dairynews7x7

The whole nation is enjoying the 75 years of independence. Dairy sector has contributed in a special way by supporting the agriculture sector in greater Gross value addition. Dairy contributes to nearly one third of the total Agriculture value. India is the largest producer of milk in the world. However it is also the largest hub of non producing cattle in the world too. The productivity of our animals is improving but not yet touched the average lactation yield of the world. Our exports are also a very small percentage of global dairy exports.

Most of the facts are current and from FY 21. Let us feel proud while reading the facts of Indian dairy industry.

75 Facts of Indian Dairy industry

  1. Total Bovine population in 2019 : 320.3 Millions
  2. Total adult female cows (all) population : 81.4 Millions
  3. Total adult female Buffalo population : 55.0 Millions
  4. Average methane emission by a cow or buffalo in India : 200 LPD
  5. Methane Emission by Indian milking animals :9.25-14.2 Mill MT
  6. Global share of livestock Methane emission in human caused emissions : 32%
  7. Average yield of Buffaloes : 6.4 LPD
  8. Average yield of Indigenous cow  :  3.3 LPD
  9. Average yield of Cross bred cows : 7.2 LPD
  10. Total Milk production  : 209.6 Mill MT growing at 2 %
  11. Share milk production by Buffalo : 46 %
  12. Share milk production by Indigenous cow  :  20%
  13. Share milk production by Cross bred cows : 31%
  14. Share milk production by Goats : 3%
  15. Annual Growth rate of Milk production in FY 21:  5.81 %
  16. Annual growth rate of milk production since 1991 : Around 4.5 % +
  17. Per capita milk availability  : 428 gms
  18. Milk consumed at Farmer’s level : 50%
  19. Number 1 state in Milk production : UP with 16.06% share
  20. Number 2 state in Milk Production : Rajasthan with 12.89 % share
  21. Global Milk production : 906 Mill Litres
  22. Share of Indian milk production in global production : 23 %
  23. Total Milk handled by Cooperatives : 518.23 Lakhs Litres per day
  24. Total Milk handled by Private Sector : 530-540 Lakhs Litres per day
  25. Total Value of Indian dairy industry :  India Rs 8.50 Lakh Crores (4% of GDP)
  26. Period of operation Flood in India : 1970-96
  27. Artificial Insemination coverage in Buffalos a cattle : 29.6%
  28. Artificial Insemination success rate in Buffaloes and cattle : 35%
  29. Date of formation of Amul : 19th December 1946
  30. Current milk collection by Amul : 26.3 Mill LPD
  31. Total Milk Handling Capacity of Amul : 41 Mill LPD
  32. Turnover of Amul : 6.2 Bill USD
  33. Turnover of Top Private sector stock Listed player : 0.8 Billion USD
  34. Father of Indian Dairying : Dr Verghese Kurien
  35. Date of Birth of Dr Kurien : 26th Nov 1921 celebrated as National Milk Day
  36. Number of Cooperative Society with Amul : 18600
  37. Number of dairy farmers with Amul : 3.64 Millions
  38. National Help Line Number of Pashu Mitra by NDDB :  7574835051    
  39. Area under fodder production : 4% of cultivable land
  40. Total Green fodder shortfall : 35.6%
  41. Total Dry crop leftovers  shortfall : 10.5 %
  42. Total concentrate feed ingredients  Shortfall : 44%
  43. Dairy exports value from India in Rs Crores in 2021-22 : 2929 Crores
  44. Dairy exports quantity  from India in MT 2021-22 : 108711 MT
  45. SMP and powders exports value in 2021-22 : 1045 Crores
  46. Butter and Ghee export value in 2021-22 : 1525.66 Crores

Data from NDDB on Public dairy sector in India

  • Total Number of dairy cooperative societies under public sector : 196114
  • Total Milk handled by Cooperatives in North  in MTPD: 5616
  • Total Number of Cooperative societies in North : 68508
  • Total Number of members in North in Millions : 3.05
  • Total Number of Milk Plants in North  TLPD: 20440
  • Total Number of Chilling centers in North TLPD: 2216
  • Total Number of BMC in North  TL : 7985
  • Total volume of milk marketed in North in MTPD : 11775
  • Total Milk handled by Cooperatives in South in MTPD : 14849
  • Total Number of Cooperative societies in South : 39257
  • Total Number of members in South in Millions : 6.442
  • Total Number of Milk Plants in South TLPD: 20415
  • Total Number of Chilling centers in South TLPD: 5386
  • Total Number of BMC in South TL : 11626
  • Total volume of milk marketed in South in MTPD : 10243
  • Total Milk handled by Cooperatives in West in MTPD : 29133
  • Total Number of members in West in millions : 5.865
  • Total Number of Cooperative societies in West : 51917
  • Total Number of Milk Plants in West TLPD: 42698
  • Total Number of Chilling centers in West TLPD: 9293
  • Total Number of BMC in West TL : 26094
  • Total volume of milk marketed in West in MTPD : 10720
  • Total Milk handled by Cooperatives in East in MTPD : 2225
  • Total Number of Cooperative societies in East : 36432
  • Total Number of members in East in Millions  : 1.899
  • Total Number of Milk Plants in East TLPD: 5709
  • Total Number of Chilling centers in East TLPD: 692
  • Total Number of BMC in East TL : 3195
  • Total volume of milk marketed in East in MTPD : 3407

I hope you will like it. Lets all celebrate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav with great achievements of Indian dairy sector.

Source : A Dairy blog by Kuldeep Sharma Chief Editor Dairynews7x7