India, world's largest milk producer, may see a loss of milk production by over 3 million tonnes (MT) per year by 2020 due to frequent climate change and it may also lead to a decline in per capita

KOZHIKODE: How many of you would pinch yourself if you were told that methane emissions from livestock - in the form of burps and flatulence produced during enteric fermentation in the rumen of ani

Dairy business provides livelihood to 60 million rural households in

The steep fall in the population of indigenous cattle needs immediate attention of scientists and policy makers.

We take care of the cow and the cow takes care of us,” says Marayal, a farmer in Thalavady, Tamil Nadu. Her two cows produce 6 to 10 litres of milk a day, which she sells for 30-40 cents per litre. Across India, there are millions of backyard dairy farmers like Marayal.

Milk production in India – world’s largest milk producer – has increased by about 25 million tonnes in the last five years.

This is what chairman of Anand-headquartered National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Amrita Patel said on Wednesday while delivering her keynote address at the India Dairy Summit 2013.

Chennai: The first phase of the National Dairy Plan (NDP), a central sector scheme funded by the World Bank and being implemented by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has commenced opera

Dr Verghese Kurien, the father of the “White Revolution”, died today after a brief illness. Kurien, 90, is survived by his wife and daughter.

VADODARA: Your morning cup of tea would not fire up your sleepy senses without a little milk in it, and yet a debate has been stirred up on what should be India's national drink - tea or milk.

On Saturday, deputy chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia announced in Jorhat, the tea capital of India, that tea will be given that place of pride by April next year.

Anand: The first phase of National Dairy Plan (NDP), the ambitious scheme to double India’s milk production, was launched at the headquarters of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in the country’s milk capital here on Thursday.

Launched as ‘Mission Milk’, NDP proposes to usher in country’s second White Revolution. Since 1998, India has already emerged as world’s largest milk producer.