KMF saves thousands of litres of milk by converting it to milk powder

The Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) was able to shore up its operations with the timely help from GEA and save thousands of litres of fresh milk. The milk became surplus as local movement of goods became suspended in the month of April due to countrywide lockdown. The solution to save the milk by converting it to...Read more

Govt announces Rs 15,000 cr to boost dairy and livestock sector

The central government announced an allocation of Rs 15,000 crore to bolster India’s animal husbandry and livestock sector, or ‘pashudhan’, and an interest subvention of up to 3% to private players for setting up of dairy, poultry and meat processing units. The government announced an allocation...Read more

Dr Inderjeet Singh joins as Vice-Chancellor of GADVASU  

  Punjab’s Director of Animal Husbandry Department, Dr Inderjeet Singh has recently joined as the Vice-Chancellor of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana replacing previous Vice-Chancellor Dr AS Nanda.  As per reports, Dr Inderjeet Singh was working as Dire...Read more

World Economic Forum recognizes Stellapps by Technology Pioneer award  

  Stellapps, the Bengaluru based market leader in the Indian dairy tech space, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”. Stellapps is a farm to consumer dairy digitization service provider, improving productivity, quality and e...Read more

Covid-19 adversely impacts dairy industry: CRISIL report

The Covid-19 pandemic-driven lockdown has nearly halted the revenue growth of the Indian dairy industry because of weak sales of value-added products, VAP like ice cream, cheese, flavoured milk, curd and yoghurt among others, which are more profitable than liquid milk.  These products account for over a thir...Read more

Govt to provide KCC to support dairy farmers  

      The Government will provide Kisan Credit Card (KCC) to 1.5 crore dairy farmers across the states belonging to Milk Unions and Milk producing Companies within the next two months (1st June-31st July 2020) under a special drive, says the press release of Ministry of Animal Husbandry and D...Read more

Centre announces Rs 15,000 crore fund for animal husbandry infrastructure development  

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for Self-Reliant India amidst Corona crisis, the centre and Agriculture Ministry has come up with many new reforms and initiatives in the farming sector. In the 3rd tranche of measures on the mega economic stimulus to tackle the coronavirus crisis, Finance Mini...Read more

Agritech  MoooFarm wins Start-up India's Animal Husbandry Challenge

For building innovative solutions to provide advisory services to the dairy farmers across the country, MoooFarm, an innovative agri-tech start-up bagged 1st prize for solving the Problem Statement-Ecommerce Solutions and won a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh. The prize was conferred by Start-up India along with the Depa...Read more

Agritech start-up Brainwired raises funding

Agritech start-up Brainwired, which provides livestock health monitoring and tracking solution has raised undisclosed funding from Mumbai Angels. The start-up provides software to adopt tech to reduce their expenses. Brainwired is founded by Romeo Jerard and Sreeshankar Nair, who have a background in livestock in...Read more

Brooke India provides veterinary services amid Covid19 lock down

     Brooke India (BI), an International NGO dedicated to the service of the working equine and the socially backward and marginalised equine owning community immediately responded to the critical situation due to covid19. BI reached out to various Central, State and Local Administrative bodies an...Read more

Mother Dairy doubles its temporary kiosks set-up across Delhi-NCR

Mother Dairy, the milk and milk products major and subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has stepped up its efforts to be able to reach more people and ensure supplies of essential commodities like milk and milk products in more localities of Delhi NCR as government extends the Covid-19 lockdown.&...Read more

Friesland Campina pays dairy farmers for their 'Green Electricity'

FrieslandCampina, one of the largest dairy companies in the world, in a recently stated in press release that 94% of its worldwide electricity usage in 2019 was ‘green’. This is because the company did not want to use fossil energy sources for its locations. The company is taking a step further this y...Read more