Indian History

Milk Production

India is number one in milk production in the world. Milk production has increased from 137.61 million tonnes during 2013-14 to 146.31 million tonesand 160 million tones (projected) during 2014-15. During past 10 years, world milk production on an average increased by 2.2% annually while in India milk production has increased by 4.2% annually.

During 2014-15 and 2015-16, milk production in the country has increased by 6.3% and 9% (projected) respectively. The per capita availability of milk in India has increased from 176 grams per day in 1990-91 to 322 grams per day by 2014-15. It is more than the world average of 294 grams per day during 2013.