Role of Dairy Farming in Rural Development

Role of Dairy Farming in Rural Development

Siraj Raja (IMT Ghaziabad, India) and Sanya Sehgal (IMT Ghaziabad, India)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 15
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5640-4.ch013

Abstract

Dairy farming is one of the growing industries. It offers multiple opportunities to people and leave a sustainable impact on society, environment and economy. In this chapter we discuss about its reach and establishment in rural areas and how this industry can play an instrumental role in rural development. The present case captures and reviews the functioning of a dairy farm situated in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, a state in India. The chapter narrates the role of various heads working at this farm and elaborates the steps involved from procuring the dairy products to its treatment and finally to its catering to the consumer, this case is developed through a rigorous literature review. To assess and establish the role of dairy farming in rural development, this chapter discusses the three tier AMUL model of Gujarat, India is also reviewed. This model by now is the most structured one and lays the foundation for dairy farming in the country. It also demonstrates that dairy farming can become instrumental in rural development.
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Dairy Industry In India

The Indian dairy industry is growing rapidly, keeping pace with the technical advancements as far and wide as possible. Today, India is recognized as 'The Oyster' of the worldwide dairy industry. It offers vibrant opportunities to people around the world, who wish to explore one of the world's biggest and quickest developing markets for milk and milk products. Numerous gainful alternatives and opportunities galore for Indian dairy farmers with the expansion of this industry and its foreign operations to India. The international dairy industry may exchange engineering, sign mergers or use India as a sourcing place for local fares. The liberalization of Indian economy supports and lures MNC's and remote moguls alike.

India's dairy division is working to triple its handling in coming 10 years in perspective of growing potential for fare to Europe and the West. With anticipated WTO regulations, that will come into power in impending years, all the nations which are among enormous dairy product exporters, might need to withdraw the backing and subsidy to their domesticated milk items segment. Likewise India today is the most reduced expense maker for every liter of milk on the planet, at 27 pennies, contrasted and the US' 63 pennies, and Japan's $2.8 [National Dairy Development Board, 2013]. Additionally to exploit this least cost of milk generation and expanding processing in the nation, multinational organizations want to extend their exercises here. Some of these milk makers have effectively acquired quality standard authentications from the powers. This will help them in showcasing their items in outside nations in transformed structure.

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