Dairy Development Department, Uttar Pradesh

Dairy development programmes have its own a glorious history in the tield of cooperative. The establishment of the ‘Katra Cooperative Milk society Allahabad’ in 1917 was the first emergence of cooperatives in the milk trade not only in the state but also in the country itself. However there was not much progress in this direction for the next two decades. In the year 1938, the country’s first milk union ‘Lucknow Milk Producers Cooperative Union Ltd.’ was set up in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh.