Q. Consider the following statements regarding the production of Milk in India:
1. From 2014 – 15 onwards, continuous increase in the production of milk in India.
2. The per capita availability of milk in India is more than 400grams/day.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

India continues to be the largest producer of milk in the world.  

  • Several measures have been initiated by the Government to increase the productivity of livestock, which has resulted in increasing the milk production significantly.  
  • The per capita availability of milk was 407 grams per day in (2019-20).

trend of milk production






Source: Economic Survey