The summit was held on the third day of the Indian Dairy Association’s (IDA) 49th Dairy Industry Conference in Gandhinagar with the theme “India Dairy to the world: “Opportunities & Challenges”.
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Shah said that India’s milk [ producing capacity is around 126 million litres per day, which is the highest in the world. From 1970 to 2022, India’s population has increased four times, but milk production has increased also been increased by tenfolds.
“We must not be satisfied by being the world’s largest milk producer. We must also endeavor to become the world’s biggest exporter of dairy to the world ”.
He also announced the wave of , A second ‘White Revolution’ (the first one was the world’s biggest dairy development program in 1970) is desired and we are also working in that coordination’s,” .
Shah further concluded that “the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will not let any opportunities go in vein that will serve its people and helps us in flourish ourselves as an independent nation.
At the event, the individuals who have remarked their works in the field of dairy industry-animal husbandry and milk possession , were wholeheartedly honored with the awards as an symbol to there handwork and passion towards growing of industry. by Amit shah
Speaking about the government’s policies and plans to boost India’s dairy sector, He added that the Indian dairy sector is on upliftment of 6.6% per year. years and the Centre is taking highly initiative steps to grow it even further top and for that, he said, “the government is planning to set up two lakh dairy cooperatives in villages, which will boost India’s dairy sector to 13.80%”, making India’s share of global milk production at 33%. He continued “Our dairy exports will be at least five times the current level,”
The union minister noted that dairy is a vocation life hub for the Indians, in India 9crore families are directly economically dependent up on the dairy, it is also a source of livelihood, developing of the rural economy as a nation.
This event, held in 27 years, brought together dairy experts and professionals from across India and overseas.
Piercristiano Brazzale, International Dairy Federation president said that global leaders must take note of India’s success in the dairy sector and support their dairy farmers with the right policies.