Uttarakhand Minister visits NDDB

Uttarakhand Minister visits NDDB


Anand, 9 August 2019: Dr Dhan Singh Rawat, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Cooperatives, Higher Education, Dairy Development and Protocol, Govt of Uttarakhand visited NDDB, Anand during 7-9, August 2019. Dr Rawat was accompanied by senior officials of Uttrakhand Milk Federation and Nainital Milk Union.

The delegation was presented with an overview of the history, achievements and initiatives of NDDB at Parikrama. With a view to promote dairying and rural livelihoods in Uttarakhand, Shri Dilip Rath Chairman, NDDB held wide ranging discussions with Dr Rawat. The Minister showed keenness to take immediate measures for dairy development in the interest of dairy farmers.

Chairman NDDB conveyed that the Dairy Board would provide support to dairy institutions of Uttarakhand so as to enable them better serve the farmers. Producer institutions that remain true to cooperative values would surely bring socio-economic transformation of rural households in the state.

The delegation visited various NDDB-established institutions/laboratories in and around Anand including IDMC Limited’s (subsidiary of NDDB) packaging film unit, BMC Unit and dairy equipment manufacturing unit; Centre for Analysis and Learning in Livestock and Food (CALF) and Fodder Farm.

While visiting Mujkuva Dairy Cooperative Society, the Minister lauded NDDB’s effort in introducing technological advancements and SOPs at DCS level. He also visited Institute of Rural Management Anand.