The appeal of 'Dairy India' (5th edition) can be summed up in five points:
- It serves as a handy training manual of management
practices, a databook of facts and figures, a buyer's guide to products and services, a
compendium of trends and achievements, a
directory of organizations and agencies in all sectors, and a Who's
Who of specialists.
- It means, different things to different users. Thus, to the extension
workers/Project Managers, it is a ready reckoner of a large number
of facts and figures on almost all conceivable aspects of significance need by dairymen to
make themselves more effective; to the entrepreneur, it opens
new prospects and markets by tapping the listings in the Directory Section of the
DAIRY INDIA telling him where to buy and where to sell.
- It documents what India
has achieved and is endeavoring to achieve in dairying. The modernization of India's
dairying is a rare success story from the developing world on the international
- The latest edition provides hard-to-get information
that has been culled from thousands of scattered sources and after tens of thousands of
man-hours of back breaking research. It has 926 pages replete with ideas, information and
- It also enables better utilization of the growing
infrastructure by: pinpointing new investment
opportunities and facilitating transfer of technology, appropriate to the resources
and abilities of farmers and self-employed entrepreneurs in rural areas.