The package programme adopted to increase the production of milk is known as White Revolution in India.
- The White Revolution in India occurred in 1970, when the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was established to organize the dairy development through the co-operative societies.
- The dairy development programme through co-operative societies was first established in the state of Gujarat. The co-operative societies were most successful in the Anand District of Gujarat.
- The co-operative societies are owned and managed by the milk producers. These co-operatives apart from financial help, also provide consultancy. The increase in milk production has also been termed as Operation Flood.
The main objectives of the co-operative society are the procurement, transportation, storage of milk at the chilling plants.
To provide cattle feed.
The production of wide varieties of milk products and their marketing management.
The societies also provide superior breeds of cattle (cows and buffaloes), health service, veterinary treatment, and artificial insemination facilities.
To provide extension service.
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