India preparing up to host World Dairy Summit in 2022

India is currently working on developing a smart backyard dairying model near Delhi to exhibit in the World Dairy Summit that it will host in 2022.  The annual flagship Summit of the International Dairy Federation or IDF is actually a platform for dairy stakeholders that include farmers, researchers, process...Read more

FSSAI releases action plan for milk safety

  On the occasion of ‘National Milk Day’, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) released Action Plan for Safe and Quality milk and milk products.  Subsequent to the release of national milk safety and quality survey report which revealed that only 7 per cent milk samples had ...Read more

Dairying plays significant role in enhancing farmers’ income

 India continues to be world’s largest milk producer with an estimated milk production of about 188 million tonnes in 2018-19, growing at about 6.5 per cent during last five years. India now accounts for over one-fifth of world milk production and its estimated per capita availability of milk at 394 gra...Read more

IIT Guwahati paper-based develops sensor to check milk freshness

   The quality and freshness of milk are decided by the invasion and presence of microbes in the milk. Bacteria and other microbes that can grow in milk can not only affect the taste and freshness but can also result in health issues. Pasteurization is commonly used to kill the microbes in milk and vari...Read more

Amul welcomes India’s decision to opt out of RCEP

  Dairy major Amul thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "protecting 10 crore milk producer families" by opting out of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement. "On behalf of 36 lakh milk producers of Gujarat, Amul has thanked the Prime Minister for his exemplary leadership...Read more

ICAR releases diagnostic kits for Dairy animals

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR) and Atul Chaturvedi, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India released two ELISA Kits at the Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi . One for diagnosis of Bluetongue in sheep, goats, cattle, buffalo & camel and other for Japanese Encephalitis (J...Read more

Mother Dairy aims to recycle 832 Mt of plastic waste by March 2020

Following plastic free India movement of central government, Mother Dairy, country’s leading milk and milk products, has declared its plan-of-action for collection and recycling of post-consumer plastic waste across the country. Company has pioneered the automated bulk milk vending machines, popularly known...Read more

Arla commits to sustainable dairy sector in Nigeria

In a new public-private partnership in Nigeria, farmer-owned Arla Foods is committing to further development of a long-term sustainable dairy industry and local dairy sector in Nigeria by helping 1,000 small scale farmers create better livelihoods while strengthening its business in the country. Already active in...Read more

Dairy Industry: A catalyst for boosting India's Agri-economy

India is the biggest player in the league when it comes to the dairy industry. Along with being the largest producer, the Indian dairy industry has also started exporting milk now. The value of milk is more than the combined value of wheat and rice in the agriculture and food sector. The country is the world&rsquo...Read more