PIB News Update: Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr.Sanjeev Kumar Balyan has informed that Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD) is implementing National Programme for Dairy Development (NPDD) scheme with the objective to create/strengthen infrastructure for Production of quality milk, Procurement, Processing and Marketing of Milk & Milk Products through the State Implementing Agency.
DAHD has received 164 proposals from various State Governments under NPDD from March 2014 to till date. As on 25.02.2020, 129 new projects have been approved in 28 States and 2 UTs with total outlay of Rs.1535.17 crore (Central Assistance Rs.1249.36 crore) during 2014-15 to 2019-20.
An amount of Rs. 23.57 crore has been released to Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation under NPDD scheme during 2014-15 to 2019-20.