Sectoral Analysis and Studies

The Sectoral Analysis & Studies (SA&S) Group brings out insights of dairy and other related sectors by processing and analysing critical data which helps the management take decisions for the benefit of the dairy cooperatives and the farmers affiliated to them.

The SA&S group is a hub of data, information and analytics pertaining to the dairy sector in particular and agriculture, rural economy, demography and social sectors in general.

Sectoral Analysis & Studies (SA&S) Group acts as a single stop resource for sectoral information and analysis, by making extensive efforts in data dissemination using information technologies like internet based Servers for IDIS & GIS, providing up to date available databases in ready to use formats and training in appropriate usage of data.

The Group comprises of multidisciplinary team for studying, analysing and providing timely information and analysis on all the important facets of the entire dairy sector in the country.

It provides these services to all other Groups internally within the organization as well as externally to its subsidiary organizations and co-operative organizations in the dairy sector.

For addressing such diverse stakeholders and their requirements, the Group uses relevant strategic tools, driven by a team of professionals with backgrounds in economics, statistics, information technology and management.

Broadly, the work areas for the Group are as under:

  • Link dairy cooperatives, Unions, Federations and NDDB in a national network that collects, adds value and disseminates information through internet based Dairy Information System (i-DIS)
  • Geo spatial analysis related to dairy sector through internet based Dairy Geographical System (i-DGIS)
  • Gather market intelligence related to the dairy sector
  • Source, house and manage large databases related to dairy sector such as Livestock Census, Human Census, National Sample Survey results, State specific Animal Husbandry & Dairy information etc.
  • Undertake in-house large to medium scale studies and surveys in the areas of milk production, marketable surplus, marketing, availability of resources & dairy infrastructure to support management decisions.
  • Monitoring the domestic and international trade in dairy commodities and providing detailed trends and alternative scenarios for the future based upon desk studies.
  • Publishing Statistical Dairying Profile for major States, which provides comprehensive details of the dairy sector. The major highlights are trend in human demographics, livestock population and production; inputs for enhancement of productivity such as breeding, health and nutrition.
  • Keep updated information on the international dairy scenario
  • Ensure availability of analytical information for Policy Planning and Decision Support
  • Advocacy for improved livestock statistics & milk production estimates
  • Provide data support and need based evaluation of grass-root level conditions for NDDB managed milk unions and projects


1. Internet based Dairy Information System (i-DIS)

2. Internet based Dairy Geographical System (i-DGIS)

3. Create a National data base

4. Conduct Sectoral Studies