India has witnessed an increasing trend in estimates of milk production during 2007-2012. In 2007-08, milk production was 107934 thousand tonnes across the country, which increased to 127904 thousand tonnes in 2011-12. Highest milk production (22556 thousand tonnes) was in Uttar Pradesh in 2011-12 followed by 18861 thousand tonnes in in 2007-08 as compared to other states. The lowest milk production (1 thousand tonnes) was in Daman & Diu in both the years 2007-08 and 2011-12 as compared to other states.
Note: Sikkim, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Delhi figures from 2007-08 onwards are estimated based on the number of animals in milk as per livestock census 2007.