Economic Survey: India’s per capita milk availability rises to 427 grams/day

Amplified target on agricultural allied sectors this sort of as animal husbandry has helped increase India’s for each capita milk availability to 427 grams per working day for the 12 months 2020-21, up from 319 grams in 2014-15.
The Economic Study 2020-21, tabled in Parliament on Monday showed that the livestock sector like animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries grew at a CAGR of 8.15 per cent throughout 2014-15 to 2019-20 (at continuous price ranges).
“It is noticed that even the segments like marine products, buffalo meat, tea, espresso and dairy goods, which had not done nicely throughout 2020-21, have registered considerable growth during the existing yr. This augurs effectively for further diversification and strengthening of agricultural exports in the coming yrs,” the Study pointed out.
For each capita availability of meat has greater to 6.52 kg per yr in 2020-21 from 5.32 kg per yr in 2014-15. Egg availability has enhanced to 91 eggs per individual for each year from 62 in 2014-15.
The livestock sector is an essential subsector of agriculture in the Indian overall economy, contributing 29.35 for every cent (2019-20) in the overall agriculture and allied sector gross benefit included (GVA), up from 24.32 for every cent in 2014-15, as for each the estimates of Countrywide Accounts Stats (NAS) 2020.
The livestock sector contributed 4.35 for every cent of overall GVA in 2019-20.

Other large progress sectors

Allied sectors which include animal husbandry, dairying and fishing are steadily rising to be higher advancement sectors, it said quoting the most up-to-date SAS that the livestock sector has been a stable resource of cash flow throughout groups of agricultural households accounting for about 15 for each cent of their common every month money.
This is in line with the tips of the Committee on Doubling Farmers’ Earnings which has prompt a higher aim on allied sectors to strengthen farmers’ income.
The Economic Study 2021-22 also observed that dairy is the single biggest agricultural commodity contributing 5 per cent of the countrywide economy and employing more than 8 crore farmers instantly.
India’s milk production has developed at a compounded annual progress level of about 6.2 per cent to attain 209.96 million tonnes in 2020-21 from 146.31 million tonnes in 2014-15.

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January 31, 2022