Plan allocation and Actual Expenditure under IDDP Scheme
The data refers to information about Plan wise allocation and actual expenditure under IDDP (Intensive Dairy Development Programme) Scheme from Eighth Plan to Eleventh. IDDP scheme was launched in 1993-94 on 100% grant-in-aid basis. The main objectives of the scheme are developing milch cattle, increasing milk production by providing technical input services, creating infrastructure to improve procurement, processing and marketing of milk in a cost effective manner, ensuring remunerative prices to the milk producers, by strengthening dairy cooperative societies at village level, generate additional employment opportunities, improving social, nutritional and economic status of residents of comparatively disadvantaged areas. The funds are released directly to the implementing agency i.e State Dairy Federation/District Milk Union. The Scheme is being continued during the 11th plan with a total plan outlay of Rs.275.00 Crore as merged scheme together with Clean Milk Production' Scheme.