India has been the largest milk producing country in the world since 1997. During 1970's the per capita availability of milk was below World Health Organization recommended norms. But today, India's milk production has occupied 21 percent share of global milk production. Thanks to cooperative dairy movement in India.
An attempt was made in this book how milk production increased after the establishment of cooperatives at village, district level and Federations at state level. The book envisages the role of National Dairy Development Board, Dairy Development Programmes during five year plans, Anand Pattern Milk Cooperatives, Operation Flood Programmes and Technology Mission. The book is enriched with statistics and tables. It gives comprehensive body of knowledge on dairy programmes to policy makers and researchers. Contemporary developments like Rashtriya Gokul Mission, e portal, National Dairy Plan and Bovine Boards have also been discussed. Dairy consultants and Dairying Professionals would find this book to a valuable reference source.