Dairy Development

Every drop of milk we produce plays a crucial part in building a prosperous nation, as our success in dairy development is not measured in terms of milk alone but in terms of changing lives - VERGHESE KURIEN

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Why focus on Dairy Development?

India is the world’s largest milk producer, contributing twenty-four per cent of global milk production. This crucial sector also plays a major role in sustaining approximately one-third of rural incomes. However, the majority of Dairy Farmers are small and marginal, with the average animal holding of 1-2 cattle per farmer. These farmers suffer due to rising input costs, low animal productivity, competitive landscape and complex value chains marked by intermediary conflicts. In response to these challenges, we have strategically taken the Dairy Development Program with the purpose of improving animal productivity, creating an effective value chain and providing access to an organized market. Our overarching goal is to promote the development of dairy farmers, ultimately resulting in their improved income while ensuring the overall viability of the dairy sector. 

3

states covered

400+

villages reached

If Dairy Development seems close to your heart there are different ways you can contribute and support us in our projects!

Currently Shwetdhara is the flag ship programme in dairy which is supported by IDFC FIRST Bank.
  • IDFC First Bank
  • HCL Foundation
  • DDD
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Rural Development

We facilitate and propel regional development in Rural areas by placing a strong emphasis on infrastructure development. We strive to build the capacities of rural communities and identify agents of change from those communities to lead to the overall development of our operational areas.

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Sustainable Agriculture

The agriculture sector faces significant challenges, such as small land holdings, a lack of infrastructure, poor-quality input supplies, and a lack of modern scientific knowledge etc. To address these issues, we work with the farmers, helping them adopt the best farming practices through regular training and enhancing their farm income through value chain development.

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Dairy Development

We are driven by the purpose of uplifting small and marginal dairy farmers. Hence, have strategically taken the Dairy Development Program with the purpose of improving animal productivity, creating an effective value chain and building capacity of the farmers. Our overarching goal is to promote the development of dairy farmers by increasing their income while ensuring the overall viability of the dairy sector.

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Education

We strive to make quality education accessible to students across our operational areas by equipping them with the advanced infrastructure and environment where students can flourish, providing them with an educational experience that goes hand in hand with the demands of the modern era.