India ranks first in milk production

Q.  India ranks at what position in milk production?
- Published on 09 Feb 16

a. Second
b. Third
c. Fifth
d. First

  • 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.

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