This has reference to the letter published in EPW (“Operation Flood: Reviving Debates”, 29 January 2011) on the said subject. The authors of the letter are eminent scholars and well known for their

With a view to increasing and maintaining milk production through cooperative societies in Madhya Pradesh, M.P. State Cooperative Dairy Federation is providing all possible helps to the cattle keepers.

Consultant to the European Commission Dr Wyn Richards on Monday expressed satisfaction at the methodology adopted by the Directorate of Dairy Development for sensitising the stakeholders on hygienic handling and distribution of unadulterated milk in the capital city with technical support of the International Livestock Research Institute.

Milk though is a staple food and children as well as adu

New fodder plan will be jointly implemented by the centre and states and will be ready by March
The government is working on a plan to increase the area under fodder crop, which it hopes will help raise livestock yield.

Amul, the country



Controversial dairy farm in village of Nocton generated heavy opposition from local residents, animal w

Sixty private and cooperative dairies in Maharashtra have decided to increase the selling price of milk by 3/litre from February 16. The cow milk price will go up from 26/litre to 29/litre while the buffalo variety will go up from 33/litre to 36/litre. Amul, Mahanand and Gowardhan will take a call prices on Monday. Maharashtra dairies had raised milk prices by 1/litre only last month.

Constant efforts are being made to increase milk production in Bundelkhand by the MP State Cooperative Dairy Federation. So far, the federation has constituted 120 milk cooperatives in the region since July 2010. Three thousand 565 members of these cooperatives are collecting six thousand 124 litres of milk on an average daily. The members have collected 3 lakh 63 thousand litres of milk so far.

Anaerobic digestion offers a unique treatment option for the dairy industry. Not only does anaerobic digestion reduce the COD of an effluent, but little microbial biomass is produced.

Operation Flood was the world's largest and most ambitious dairy development programme in India. Did Operation Flood represent the creative use of European (and other) dairy surpluses undermine domestic production? (Letters)

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