Determinants of Marketed Surplus of Milk: A Micro Level Study in Khasi Hills Region of Meghalaya
Keywords:Correlation, Dairy, Determinant, Marketed, Surplus
Dairy sector has been playing a pivotal role in Indiaâ€™s socio-economic development by providing employmentÂ and income generating opportunities in the rural areas. At the micro level, it provides livelihood to millions of
households. Animal husbandry has multi-dimensional role in improving socio-economic condition of agrarian community. In North eastern states the development of livestock sector is very slow which reflects the less
production and consumption of milk. The study investigates the production, consumption, disposal and factorsÂ determining marketed surplus of milk in the state of Meghalaya. There lie opportunities for value addition and
formation of dairy cooperative or farmerâ€™s producer organization (FPO) for development of dairy sector in the state of Meghalaya.
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