Livestock Industry In India

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CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Livestock plays an important role in socio-economic life of India. It is a rich source of high quality foods such as milk, meat and eggs. In India, livestock provides regular, supplementary income to producers engaged in secondary and tertiary forms related to livestock business. Besides providing organic manure, livestock is important source of several value-added by-products, which are not properly, processed and utilized as a commercial activity, but have immense future business potential. Today livestock is playing an important role in strengthening India’s economy. Livestock contributes 8% to GDP of India. Livestock is the life line of Indian Agro-based economy. India being an agro- based country; animal agriculture is the main side-line sector that contribute more than 28% to…show more content…
The Key aspects of the responsibilities are elaborated: Statistics on the Milk Marketing: • Sales per day : 85,000 Litre • Distribution Routes: 11 • Number of milk selling Agencies: 262 • Franchised Retail Outlets:25 • Number of Distribution Agents:25 Milk Selling Price: Toned Milk Standardized Milk Full Cream Milk Fat – 3%, SNF – 4.5 Fat – 4.5%, SNF – 8.5 Fat – 6.0 %, SNF – 9.0 • 500 ml – Rs.18.5 • 250 ml – Rs. 9.5 • 1 Litre – Rs.37 • 1 Litre – Rs.45 • 200 ml – Rs.9 • I Litre – Rs. 45 Apart from this hot milk is sold at Rs.50 per Litre to the company owned parlours and at Rs.46 per Litre to the
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