|...The new updated
fifth edition of Dairy India 1997 serves as a really useful reference compendium for
planners, entrepreneurs, practicing professionals, educationists in the field of dairying.
It provides an excellent and expanded coverage on diverse aspects of various sectors
supporting dairy industry. The DAIRY INDIA value
is more as now the dairy industry in India is embarking on an ambitious plan for rapid
expansion to consolidate the newer opportunities emerging due to liberalization as well as
a growing market for dairy products both in India and abroad. This volume would also meet
the needs of those outside India who wish to gain an insight into a country which would
soon emerge as the world's No. 1 milk producer.
Prior to the publication of this compendium, insurmountable difficulties were faced due to the lack of authentic database. The Editor of Dairy India series has been making very commendable efforts to collate the data from various sectors of dairy industry and provide the information in a systematic and convenient format.
The General Section of the compendium serves as a window on the international and national scenario, providing data on expanding markets and growth opportunities. Strength and competitiveness of the Indian dairy industry in terms of infrastructure in the organized sector have been highlighted in a number of articles, authored by eminent specialists. In particular, the effects of GATT on the dairy industry around the world have been presented in terms of international trade of dairy commodities. Useful reviews have been provided, featuring the systematic growth that has taken place during the third phase of Operation Flood program which form the backbone of the organized sector of the industry. Whichever way one judges the DAIRY INDIA , one is struck by the wide sweep of techno-economic trends, market opportunities and investment prospects as well as new insights, analyses and ideas that have been projected.
Source: Indian Dairyman, New Delhi
|Dairy India 1997 (fifth
edition): In a nutshell, this (Dairy India 1997) is an excellent, authoritative
compendium, painstakingly prepared and could serve as "Bible" in Dairy Science
and Technology in India. This comprehensive publication contains 229 tables, 38 colored
and B&W illustrations and about 350 categorized bibliographical references, which
should prove to be of great practical value to all the industrialists, entrepreneurs,
research scholars, teachers and students alike. Besides, the quality of paper, printing
and hard binding are superb. Thus, this book should find a respectable place on the
shelves of all the libraries of Agricultural Universities in India and abroad, as well as
all libraries attached to Dairy Science Colleges, Dairy/Agri/Animal Husbandry Departments,
R&D Centers all over India.
Source: Journal of Indian Food Industry, CFTRI, Mysore
published 5th edition of Dairy India 1997 provides a remarkable 900-page compilation of
information on all aspects of India's achievements in developing its dairy industry. It
covers feeding, breeding and health aspects of animal production: supply of inputs and
services: cooperative development: processing: distribution: marketing: and research and
development: including such topical items as the Uruguay Round Agreement and its effect on
Indian dairying. It contains a series of more than 70 articles by specialists and 250
statistical tables and graphs. The database section includes lists of analytical
laboratories, associations, consultants, cheese manufacturers, dairy cooperatives, plants,
dairy product distributors, equipment manufacturers, feed manufacturers and dairy
periodicals as well as a useful Who's Who section.
This edition of the Dairy India DAIRY INDIA encapsulates many elements of India's successful approach and provides an extremely useful source of information on dairy development for policy-makers and implementing agencies.
Source: World Animal Review, FAO, Rome.