Detailed Dairy Consultancy Services

  • Assessment of site suitability for dairy farming.
  • Complete feasibility study of climate, water availability, soil, road connectivity, electric power & drainage: animal rearing pattern in the area, fodder crop pattern, existing infrastructure for veterinary aid, market consumption & milk prices prevalent in the area
  • Assist in preparation of a detailed project report for funding of the project.
  • To provide guidelines on the type of cattle / milch animals suitable for the area and to help in judging, selection and sourcing of animals by providing necessary training and support at the grass root level.
  • Designing of dairy shed and utilities under Indian conditions & to guide in creating the structure which aims at cost reduction, maintaining farm hygiene, facilitate animal movement, reduction of labor cost
  • Help in sourcing of equipment of milk handling, manure handling, feed & fodder handling.
  • Design feed and fodder management program for the dairy farm, developing a schedule of green fodder cultivation, processing and feeding system.
  • Guide the client in silage making, develop a feeding schedule for the farm, formulate economic ration that aims at balancing between feeding cost reduction and fulfilling animal nutritional requirements, developing nutritional chart for different age group of animals
  • Develop a breeding policy that aims at bringing herd improvement through tapping of genetic potential of high yielding animals.
  • Exploring import of semen of high pedigree progeny tested dulls of HF & Jersey for farm/sale to other farms.
  • Designing methods that aim at bringing reproductive efficiency and reducing infertility in animals.
  • Developing young stock rearing program that aims to get replacement stock in least possible time.
  • Developing a system for managing dry and pregnant animals to get maximum yield from them in subsequent lactation.
  • Develop a system of animal comfort to increase animal productivity.
  • Develop a system of animal health care and preventive health measures
  • To conduct man power training program that aims at efficient dairy farm management.
  • To develop a waste management system such as Bio-Gas generation, compost making &vermin-composting.
  • To develop a system of clean and hygienic milk production.
  • To develop farm quality assurance standards.
  • To assist in developing milk marketing plans.
  • To facilitate Networking & liaising with government & financial institutions for funding, insurance & subsidy wherever applicable
  • Conducting productivity audit and suggest remedial measures for improvement.

Mr. Abhay Nath Thakur

Mr. Abhay Nath Thakur, Gold Medalist, an alumnus of India’s premier National Dairy Research Institute, Bangalore as well as Indian Diary Science Association has total of 49 plus years of experience- 25 years in the entire gamut of Dairy industry and 24 years in Beverage industry.

He started his career in 1970 as a Dairy Supervisor at The National Dairy Development Board, Anand, Gujarat, an institution of national importance, set up by an Act of Parliament, India. His prime responsibility at NDDB, Anand was to supervise Milk Collection on the Co-operative pattern. His next assignment was as the Dairy Operator, for the Milk Supply Scheme, in-charge of Procurement, Laboratory and Chilling Centre.

 In 1977, he took up the challenging assignment as the first Dairy Development Officer of the Royal Government of Bhutan. He was in charge of the entire Dairy Development activities of Bhutan and laid the foundation of Bhutan Dairy. In 1983, he took up the Project Management of Bull Mother Farm at Jalpaiguri, West Bengal Government.

He served the Royal Government of Bhutan second time as a Dairy Technologist, responsible for production of Pasteurized Milk, Chemical Laboratory and Quality Testing from 1988 to 1996. 

Mr. A. N. Thakur has associated with iTrain Plus as Chief Consultant for Dairy, Beverage (Water & Sugar Treatment), Hygiene and Quality Consultancy Services. He is available for project-based consultancy for successfully executing the entire set-up, streamlining of Dairy, Water/ Sugar treatment and Quality business for our valuable clients.