About PDFA

Progressive Dairy Farmers’ Association (Regd.) PDFA is a pioneer organization working for the overall development of dairy farmers. It was established in 1972 under the technical support of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and after bifurcation in 2006, still PDFA (Progressive Dairy Farmers Assosciation )motive to work for the welfare of farmers is still on. A leaflet under the name of Dairy Sandesh was started in 1990 to disseminate the information to the dairy farmers which was converted into full fledge quarterly technical magazine “Dairy Sandesh” in 2006 which is distributed among the member farmers free of cost. Monthly seminars are organizes by the association to keep the farmers in touch with new technologies. PDFA publishes technical books on dairy farming and animal nutrition to provide readymade information. It organizes International Dairy Show and Exhibition every year to motivate the farmers to keep good quality animals and to bring the scientists, companies and farmers at a single platform. Association imports semen of high genetic potential cattle bulls from USA. During 2008, about 9000 frozen semen doses were procured from CRI and during current year 12000 FSD imported by the association from World Wide Sires Ltd. USA. Association provides loans to the dairy farmers on low interest rate by tie up with UCO Bank. To provide better milk procurement price to the farmers association tie up with MILKFED Punjab. To provide better technical and medical support to the member farmers, mobile help van facility is being provided.