India ranks first in milk production
Q. India ranks at what position in milk production?- Published on 09 Feb 16
- At current production levels, India continues to top the list of the major milk-producing countries in the world followed by the USA, China, Pakistan and Brazil.
- According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN, India currently accounts for nearly 16% of total world milk production. However, India is not among the highest milk surplus countries due to huge domestic demand and less productivity.
- A new initiative, National Gokul Mission, has been launched for the preservation of indigenous cow breeds.