NDDB and Government committed to developing Dairy infrastructure

Pashu Sandesh, 10 December 2022

To develop the dairy industry in other States of the country on the lines of the dairy industry of Gujarat, NDDB is currently managing the operations of some cooperative institutions like Jharkhand Milk Federation, West Assam Ltd. and Varanasi Milk Union.

Besides the above, supplementing the efforts of the States and Union Territories, Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, the Government of India is implementing the following schemes to develop the dairy industry including dairy infrastructures in the cooperative dairy sector, in the country:-

    • National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD)
    • Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF)
    • Supporting Dairy Cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organizations engaged in dairy activities (SDC&FPO)

Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India is providing financial assistance to the dairy industry through the above-mentioned dairy development schemes. Details of financial assistance provided are as per the information provided by Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying in Rajya Sabha 

Name of the schemes (implementation period)

Amount in Crores


NPDD (2014-15 to till date)


DIDF (2018-19 to till date)*


SDC&FPO (2018-19 to till date)


* Rs. 3575.73 Crore loan amount sanctioned; Rs.1412.74 Crore loan amount disbursed (Upto 30th November 2022).