The Central Government has decided that the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and the Ministry of Cooperation, Government of India, will set up a primary dairy in every Panchayat of the country in the next 3 years, for which a complete action plan has been prepared. With this, 2 lakh primary dairies will be built at the village level across the country in 3 years, through which India will become a major exporter of milk by connecting the farmers of the country with the White Revolution.
Together Amul and Nandini will work to set up a primary dairy in every village in Karnataka and within 3 years there will not be a single village without a primary dairy in Karnataka. After the White Revolution in Gujarat, the fortunes of farmers have turned around and through Amul, 60 thousand crore rupees are deposited annually in the bank accounts of about 36 lakh women.
This Rs 260 crore mega dairy, which is inaugurated today, December 30, 2022, will process 10 lakh liters of milk per day and subsequently has the capacity to carry 14 lakh liters per day, when 10 lakh liters of milk is processed, it will Brings happiness to the homes of lakhs of farmers.
Karnataka has 15,210 village level cooperative dairies, to which about 26.22 lakh farmers deliver their milk daily and Rs 28 crore goes into the accounts of 26 lakh farmers daily through 16 district level dairies. KMF’s turnover has grown from Rs 4 crore in 1975 to Rs 25,000 crore now, of which 80 per cent goes into farmers’ accounts.
1250 crore per year through DBT, Bomme Govt. Milk producers are working to transfer funds to the farmers’ accounts, while milk is being provided to 65 lakh children in 51,000 government schools and 39 lakh children in 64,000 anganwadis to remove malnutrition among children under the Ksheer Bhagya Yojana.
In the year 1975, 66,000 kg milk was processed daily in Karnataka and today 82 lakh kg milk is processed daily and 80 percent of the total turnover goes to the farmer. Through Amul, 60 thousand crore rupees go into the bank accounts of about 36 lakh women every year.
Gujarat and Karnataka together can do a lot for the welfare of milk producing farmers across the country. 5 per liter per year through DBT. 1250 crore is sent to the bank accounts of the farmers who produce milk. Under the Ksheer Bhagya scheme, 65 lakh children are fed milk in 51,000 government schools and 39 lakh children in 64,000 Anganwadis to eliminate malnutrition among children.