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When the Milk Runs Dry: India's New Dairy Policy

Very few kids growing up in the 1980s and the 1990s in India are acquainted with the concept of a milk shortage. The main reason for this is the success of the four-decade-old Operation Flood, the dairy development programme started by India’s National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1970.

April 05, 2011 / 10:28 AM IST

By: Samar Srivastava/Forbes India


From being proudly self sufficient, India now faces a dairy shortfall

Very few kids growing up in the 1980s and the 1990s in India are acquainted with the concept of a milk shortage. The main reason for this is the success of the four-decade-old Operation Flood, the dairy development programme started by India