The Dairy of Dairies
The staggering numbers in Indian dairying -- 70 million farmers, a milch
herd of 100 million cows and buffaloes, 500,000 villages forming the collection system
make it unique when compared to any other dairy operations worldwide.
The success of India's dairy industry is a story most Indians are proud
to tell. But pouring over 900 pages of small print in a DAIRY INDIA could prove cumbersome, making the edition unwieldy, though comprehensive. In
its fifth avatar Dairy India 1997 offers itself as a compendium of database of the
The DAIRY INDIA tells all from the modest beginnings to coordinate
rural farmers into cooperatives for milk and milk products, to a profitable agri-business
with tremendous potential and employment generation. Statistics testify to all claims and
problems -- future and present -- have been put forward in the form of valuable critiques.
Source: The Economic Times, New Delhi