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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Milk and dairy products
Commodity
All
Date
01/01/2012
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Production policy
Description
Initiated the National Dairy Plan (NDP) in response to growing consumer demand for dairy products as well as sustained food inflation. It aims to increase milk production in India by 6 million tonnes each year for the next 15 years. The first phase of the plan has a financial outlay of USD 416 million (over INR 20 billion) and will have an implementation period of 6 years. The NDP will be managed by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).