To materialize the goals and objectives of DLDP, the program has the major activity to motivate the farmers to rear hybrid milking cow and form a group for sustainable business. For this purpose, DLDP initially carried out a survey among the farmers and conduct Focused Group Discussion (FGD) to select potential group members. Regular and routine discussions, and motivational sessions with the interested farmers’ allow DLDP to form a group SADA DAL (White Group) by themselves. As on April 30, 2016 a total of 66 Milk Producers’ SADA DAL has been organized with 1462 farmer-members with men and women. The members are having a total of 3617 domestic animals including 1,272 dairy cows producing 3,355 liters milk in a day. As a part of Sada Dal activity, so far Tk. 15,81,270 has been generated as saving deposits of the individual farmer-member. The updated statistics are presented below:
DLDP project envisages the unique pattern
Integrating the country’s milk production increase through upgraded cattle keeping practices and milk products processing through up-to-date technology to cater national & global market demand with quality dairy products like varieties of milk, butter/ghee, yoghurt, sweet meat etc. under the brand name Matri Bhumi.
In addition to creating income generating scopes for both male and female, at milk production, processing’ and marketing areas, the project is to adhere global social and community responsibilities.
In fact, the organization aims at developing and collection of rural produce for processing and marketing in the designated areas. In the process, it will guarantee fair price for the farmer-producers in one hand and on the other will cater market demand through the high-quality processed dairy-products. Furthermore, the organization will be exporting the surplus production to the foreign countries thereby earn foreign currencies for the nation.