Strengthening Infrastructure for Quality & Clean milk production(CMP)

(A Centrally Sponsored Plan Scheme)


Objectives of the scheme

      o       Creation of necessary infrastructure for production of quality milk at the farmers level up to the points of consumption

o       Improvement of milking procedure at the farmers level

o       Training and Strengthening of infrastructure to create mass awareness about importance of clean milk production.


Implementing Agencies

 This scheme is being implemented through the State Government by District Cooperative Milk Union/ State Level Milk Federation.


Target group/beneficiaries

 Farmer -members of Primary Dairy Co-operative Societies are targeted for assistance under the scheme through training programmes to create awareness regarding importance of clean milk production.


Pattern of Assistance/Funding (proposed during 11th Plan)

 The Scheme is implemented on 100% grants-in-aid basis to the State Government/UTs for the components, training of farmer members, supply of detergents and antiseptic solutions, stainless steel utensils, strengthening of existing laboratory facilities whereas 75% financial assistance is provided for setting up of milk chilling facilities at village level in the form of bulk milk coolers.

Year when the scheme started:

This scheme was started during the year 2003-04(Oct 2003) with a total outlay of Rs30.00 crore for the Tenth Five year Plan. It is being continued during the 11th Five year Plan as merged scheme together with Intensive Dairy Development Programme(IDDP) with a total plan outlay of Rs 225.00 Crore (IDDP&CMP) and budget provision of Rs 21.25 Crore for CMP during 2010-11. The evaluation and impact study has been completed and steps are being taken to modify the scheme.


Annual BE during Xth and XIth Plan period (Central assistance)                                                                                           
(Rs. in Crore) 

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  Since inception, 144 projects for 21 states and 01 UT with a total cost of Rs 228.84 crore with a central share of Rs 186.76 crore have been approved up to 31.03.2010 under the scheme. So far under this scheme 5.43 farmers were trained and 1716 numbers of Bulk milk coolers with a total chilling capacity of 31,27,300 Litre per day has been installed and 1157 existing laboratories have been strengthened.




For On-going Projects:

(1) Administrative Approval for continuation of the scheme for year 2010-11 Click here  

      Format for Utilization Certificate Click here

      Format for Quarterly Progress Report Click here

(2)  Proposal for release of fund:

 The proposal should invariably carry utilization certificate duly countersigned by a senior officer of State Government, item wise statement of expenditure & action plan, Progress report of last quarter, list of BMCs indicating their locations, capacity installed & utilization or status of installation/operation vis--vis approved provisions.

Checklist of release of fund Click here

(3)     Proposal for deviation (Physical & financial):

  Prior permission of Government of India is required for any deviation in physical & financial target in any of the items/components. Item-wise statement of such deviation vis-a-vias their approved provision supported with suitable justification need to be sent for consideration of Government of India.

     Revalidation proposal:-

To be sent as soon as new financial year begins and there is unspent balance at the end of last financial year lying with State Government.

(5)          Project Completion Certificate:

Once the project is complete in financial & physical terms following documents are to be submitted for consideration of a new proposal under the CMP scheme:

Complete utilization certificate in a prescribed format of U.C.

Audited Statement indicating fund received & spent under the scheme duly certified by Registrar of Co-operative Societies.

Final progress report as in QPR format

A note of success story & set back experienced during implementation of project.

(6) For consideration of New proposal:-

      Guidelines for preparing New Projects Click here

      Annexure for preparation of new project. Click here

       Components/items assisted under the scheme (may be seen at para 3 of Administrative Approval)

      Checklist for submission of new project proposal Click here

      CMP brief Click here

      Physical targets and achievements Click here


Note:- All the above proposals are to be sent through the State Government to this Department for consideration.