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Impact of Technology in Dairy Industry | Original Article

Dr. Sushama Jain in Shodhaytan (RNTUJ-STN) | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


Since ancient time, Agriculture and Animal Husbandry have been integral part of human life &civilization. This has satisfied personal needs of human directly and at the same time has been advantageous for whole ecology indirectly. Indian climate has characteristics to provide suitable conditions for animal husbandry in India. In India dairy industry has been considered a source for social and economic development. In our country supply of milk is ensured mostly by lacs of small and marginal farmers who prominently live in rural areas. The income generated from agricultural activity is seasonal but dairy Industry provides stable and regular income which act as important economic motivational force for small & marginal farmers.

Dairy industry is an important alternate for whole of the world facing challenges of food safety. In a country like India where climate & conditions are suitable for agriculture and animal husbandry, dairy industry can be upgraded at global level. India is well known as the “Oyster” of the global dairy industry. In India, dairy industry is witnessing rapid growth with liberalization. Indian dairy industry aims mainly management of national resources in order to enhance milk production and up gradation of dairy processing by usage of innovative technology.