Priti Saha
Ph.D.Scholar, Dairy Chemistry Division, NDRI, Karnal
Tanmay Hazra
Assistant Professor, Kamdhenu University, Amreli, Gujarat
Jui Lodh
Ph.D. Scholar, Dairy Technology Division, NDRI, Karnal
D.C. Sen
Former Professor and Head, Department of Dairy Technology, W.B.University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Mohanpur Campus, Nadia, West Bengal


The therapeutic properties of camel milk can be elucidated due to the presence of protective bioactive proteins, which play a significant role in improving immune defense mechanism. FSSAI has recently introduced new standards for its milk fat and MSNF contents which are minimum 2.0% and 6.0%, respectively. No other animal other than camel offers such a versatile use to humans. Various government and private institutions should therefore come forward and make sincere efforts to enhance the camel population in India.

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