Volume : VI, Issue : V, May - 2016

Constraints of Milk Production: A Study on Cooperative and Non–Cooperative Dairy Farms in Kheda District of Gujarat

Shri. Girish D. Makwana, Dr. Rajesh Modi

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<p> The dairy sub–sector occupies an important place in the agricultural economy of India as milk is the second largest agricultural commodity in contributing to GNP Currently, more than 80 per cent of the milk produced in the country is marketed by the unorganized sector (private organizations) and less than 20 per cent is marketed by the organized sector But, both organized and unorganized sectors in the dairy industry of the district face a lot of constraints relating to production and marketing constraints as well as— infrastructural, technical, sociopsychological, economical with high or low severity to expansion of milk production in the district. Included availability of green fodder and concentrate, knowledge of balance feeding, Irregular sell of milk, Lack of time for marketing, Less knowledge about marketing strategies , , No or less provision for advance payment for milk by society or Vendors, Delay in payment by unorganized sector, Inability to market for value added products, transportation ,processing and marketing of milk, availability of veterinary facilities, lack of awareness on animal health care, training facilities for scientific dairying, etc. facing by cooperative and non cooperative members in kheda district of Gujarat. Above are the major causes of research. Therefore, a study of constraints in expansion of milk production facing by both cooperative and non–cooperative farms is considered essential.</p>

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Shri.Girish D. Makwana, Vaherai Bhagol, Dr.Rajesh Modi Constraints of Milk Production: A Study on Cooperative and Non–Cooperative Dairy Farms in Kheda District of Gujarat Indian Journal of Applied Research, Vol.6, Issue : 5 MAY 2016


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