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Analysing Socio-Economic Impact of the NDP-1 The National Dairy Plan of India

The main objectives of the NCAER study were (i) to Identify and measure indicators demonstrating the impact of dairy involvement in socio-economic development, family welfare, and income generation;(ii) assess the social impact of the project in terms of provision of livelihoods, especially for vulnerable groups, and empowerment of women; (iii) Carry out an ex-post economic and financial evaluation of the design and delivery of the project with a focus on the two main components of NDP-I viz.: (a) Productivity Enhancement, which would increase milk productivity through improved animal breeding, nutrition, and delivery of Artificial Insemination services, and (b) Milk Collection and Bulking, which would provide access to markets through investment in village level milk collection and bulking facilities, and formation of producer companies and dairy cooperative societies.

NCAER Project Team:
Saurabh Bandyopadhyay, Laxmi Joshi, Shashanka Bhide, Gurucharan Manna, Devender Pratap, Prabir Kumar Chaudhuri, Tarujyoti Buragohain, K Subbaraje Urs, Gargi Pal, Mohit Pandey, Sameer Kumar Mondal

External Team:
R L. Sreekanth

Sponsored by:
National Dairy Development Board, Anand


This study is completed and report is available here