National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD)

National Programme for Dairy Development

About the National Programme for Dairy Development

The NPDD was Launched in February 2014 by the Government of India by merging three Schemes of this department namely i) Intensive Dairy Development Programme (IDDP) ii) Strengthening Infrastructure for Quality & Clean Milk Production (SIQ and CMP) and iii) Assistance to Cooperative ( A to C)

Objectives of the National Programme for Dairy Development

  • To strengthen and create the necessary infrastructure for the production of quality milk including the creation and development of cold chain infrastructure that will enhance the linkage between the farmers and their consumers.
  • To strengthen and create the infrastructure required for the production, procurement, marketing, and processing of milk.
  • To create appropriate training infrastructure and facilities for the training of dairy farmers.
  • To strengthen the dairy Producer Companies/cooperative societies at the village level
  • To increase the production of milk by providing the most needed technical input services like mineral mixture and cattle feed, etc; to assist the rehabilitation potential and viable milk unions/federations.

Eligible Beneficiaries in NPDD

  • State Cooperative Dairy Federations
  • District Cooperative Milk Producers Union.

Pattern of Funding in NPDD

The scheme provides assistance for the establishment of Bulk Milk Coolers (BMCs) with

  • 50% grant to the States covered under National Dairy Plan (NDP)
  • 75% grant to Non- NDP States having accumulated profit of one crore or more
  • 90% grant to Non- NDP States having accumulated profit of less than one crore
  • 90% grants to Hilly and North Eastern States along with 100% assistance for Automatic Milk Collection Unit (AMCU)/Data Processing Milk Collection Unit (DPMCU) and also setting up / strengthening of Laboratory facilities.

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