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Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics 2023 estimate 230.58 Mn tonnes milk production during 2022-23

The highest milk producing State during 2022-23 was Uttar Pradesh with a share of 15.72 per cent of total milk production followed by Rajasthan (14.44 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (8.73 per cent), Gujarat (7.49 per cent), and Andhra Pradesh (6.70 per cent).

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying released the Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics 2023 (milk, egg, meat and wool production 2022-23) based on Animal Integrated Sample Survey (March 2022-February 2023) during the National Milk Day event at Guwahati. The main features of the Basic Animal Husbandry Statistics are:

Milk, Egg, Meat and Wool Production 2022-23

Union Miniter Parshottam Rupala informed that the Production of Milk, Egg, Meat and wool in the country is estimated annually based on the results of Integrated Sample Survey (ISS) which is conducted across the country in three seasons i.e., Summer (March-June), Rainy (July-October) and Winter (November-February). The estimates of milk, egg, meat and wool for the year 2022-23 have been brought out and the outcomes of this survey are summarised below:

Milk Production:

Union Minister Shri Rupala informed that the total Milk production in the country is estimated as 230.58 million tonnes during 2022-23 registered a growth of 22.81 per cent over the past 5 years which was 187.75 million tonnes in 2018-19. Further, the production has increased by 3.83 per cent during 2022-23 over the estimates of 2021-22. In past, the annual growth rates were 6.47 per cent in 2018-19; 5.69 per cent in 2019-20; 5.81 per cent in 2020-21 and 5.77 per cent in 2021-22.

Minister stated that the highest milk producing State during 2022-23 was Uttar Pradesh with a share of 15.72 per cent of total milk production followed by Rajasthan (14.44 per cent), Madhya Pradesh (8.73 per cent), Gujarat (7.49 per cent), and Andhra Pradesh (6.70 per cent). In terms of annual growth rate (AGR), the highest AGR recorded by Karnataka (8.76 per cent) followed by West Bengal (8.65 per cent) and Uttar Pradesh (6.99 per cent) over the previous year.

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