Dairy At Glance


Dairy and Poultry Venture capital fund launched in 2005-06 was segregated into Dairy and Poultry Venture Capital Funds during the year 2009-10. The mode of implementation of Dairy Venture Capital Fund is changed from interest free loan to capital subsidy and a revised scheme Dairy Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (DEDS) has come into effect from 1 September 2010.


  • To promote setting up of modern dairy farms for production of clean milk
  • To encourage heifer calf rearing thereby conserve good breeding stock
  • To bring structural changes in the unorganized sector so that initial processing of milk can be taken up at the village level itself.
  • To bring about upgradation of quality and traditional technology to handle milk on a commercial scale
  • To generate self employment and provide infrastructure mainly for unorganized sector.


Activities covered and indicative unit costs:

  • Small dairy farms - Cross bred cows, Indigenous descript breeds and Graded buffaloes (upto 10 animals) - Rs.5 lakh
  • Vermicompost (with milch animals unit) - Rs 20,000/-
  • Heifer calf rearing - upto 20 calves - Rs 4.80 lakh
  • Purchase of milking machines / milko testers / bulk milk coolers (upto 2000 lr. capacity) - Rs.18 lakh
  • Indigenous milk products manufacturing units - upto Rs.12 lakh.
  • Dairy product transport facilities and cold chain - Rs.24 lakh.
  • Cold storage for milk/milk products - Rs.30 lakh.
  • Private veterinary clinic - Rs.2.4 lakh - Mobile Units, Rs.1.80 lakh - Stationary Units
  • Dairy parlour - Rs 56,000/-


Posted Date : 01/04/2015 Posted By : Admin