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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Comparative analysis of dairy business models existing in Gujarat: Study of milk producers

Ashish K Makwana
India is leading on top in the world for total milk production per year. Likewise Gujarat State is also leading state for milk production in the country. "Amul" pattern is well known and accepted by all the states in our country and some of the other countries also. At village level 19522 Milk Co- operative societies, 99 chilling centers and 18 Dairy processing units at district level (Dairy) are functioning in state. State Government has given full support to the Dairy Development through Dairy co-operation movement. Twelve District Co- operative Union have established Thirteen Cattle Feed Factories to produce and supply cattle feed to their members at village level at no profit no loss basis. Total production of cattle feed is 2218119.79 M.T. by above thirteen factories. Twenty Two Co-operative Dairy Unions have total 262.63 Lakh Liter per Day milk processing capacity. Milk production and per capita availability of milk in India is 187.7 (Million Tonnes) and 379 (gms/day) in 2018-19. Gujarat has milk production of 14493 (‘ooo tonnes) in 2018-19 and Per Capita Availability of 626 (gms/day) in 2018-19. Gujarat has been a pioneering state in the field of dairy development. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) has 18 milk unions, 18554 village cooperative societies and 3.6 million members and sales turnover of ₹ 38,542 crore in 2019-20, which is 17 per cent higher than the previous financial year. Mahi Milk Producer Company Limited has 2881 Milk Pooling Points (MPPs) in 2603 villages in its 11 operational districts with membership of 1,16,511 (Annual Report 2017-18).
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How to cite this article:
Ashish K Makwana. Comparative analysis of dairy business models existing in Gujarat: Study of milk producers. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 1106-1120.

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