Trends in Production, Procurement of Milk by Co-Operative Societies in Kerala

  • M Nimisha Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
  • P Shanmugam Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
Keywords: Dairy co-operative societies, Milk procurement, Milk sales


Dairy sector has great contribution to the GDP of the country has come from the milk dairy cooperative sector. Milk and milk products are perhaps one of the very few consumption items common in all cultures around the world. Indian dairy Co-operative Societies sector contributes the large share in agricultural gross domestic products. Presently there are around 70,000 village dairy cooperative societies across the country. The main aim of this paper is to analyses the performance of Milk procurement and sales by dairy co-operative societies in Kerala. The study based on secondary data has been collected from dairy co-operative society’s annual reports and the period of study from 1995 to 2018 and 2018 to 2020, expressed that the procurement has shown an increasing trend throughout the state of Kerala.

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