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    National Programme for Dairy Development

    The NPDD scheme aims to enhance quality of milk and milk products and increase share of organized milk procurement. The scheme has two components:

    Under NPDD, Fund sharing Pattern of Centre & State is as under:

    • Component 'A' focuses towards creating/strengthening of infrastructure for quality milk testing equipment as well as primary chilling facilities for State Cooperative Dairy Federations/ District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union/SHG run private dairy/Milk Producer Companies/Farmer Producer Organisations. The scheme will be implemented across the country for the period of five year from 2021-22 to 2025-26.
    • Component 'B' (Dairying Through Cooperatives) provides financial assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as per project agreement already signed with them. It is an externally aided project, envisaged to be implemented during the period from 2021-22 to 2025-26 on pilot basis in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar initially with the objective of creation of necessary dairy infrastructure for the purpose of providing market linkages for the produce in villages and for strengthening of capacity building of stake-holding institutions from village to State level.

    The Department is implementing National Programme for Dairy Development scheme since 2014-15 with the objective to create and strengthen dairy infrastructure for procurement, processing and marketing of milk and milk products by the State Implementing Agencies (SIAs) i.e. State Cooperative Dairy Federations/ District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union.


    Under NPDD, Fund sharing Pattern of Centre & State is as under:
    • Central share of 50% for Bulk Milk Cooler, Dairy Plant, Milk Powder Plant & Rehabilitation Projects in NDP States
    • Central share of 75% for above components for profit making milk unions in non-NDP States
    • Central share of 90% for above components for loss making milk unions in non-NDP States, hilly States of J&K, HP and States of NER

    During current financial year 2020-21, the Department is primarily focusing on mainly two activities namely (a) Village based milk procurement system and (b) Milk Quality Testing Facilities at Village/District/State Level.

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