Chairman, NDDB to dedicate Pashu Mitra (NDDB call centre) to dairy farmers

Chairman, NDDB to dedicate Pashu Mitra (NDDB call centre) to dairy farmers

Anand, 1 October, 2020: Shri Dilip Rath, Chairman, NDDB will dedicate Pashu Mitra -NDDB’s Call Centre to the dairy farmers of India on 2nd October 2020.

Shri Rath said, “From guiding the farmers to providing crucial information for enhancing animal productivity, NDDB’s call centre will prove to be a true companion of farmers. This exclusive call centre’s aim is to further strengthen dairy farming and help farmers emerge as an empowered community.” Pashu Mitra will provide substantial relief to the farmers in such difficult times.

This will facilitate awareness creation on scientific dairying. The facility can be used by the dairy farmers for their queries related to animal health, animal nutrition and animal breeding. Farmers can dial 7574835051 and their questions will be answered by concerned experts from NDDB.

The centre will operate from Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm on working days. Farmers can leave a recorded message on holidays and will be contacted on the next working day.

Chairman, NDDB will also release a handbook for NDDB officers as Board Members of dairy cooperatives. The handbook broadly covers foundation, evolution, development of dairy cooperatives, policy governance & relevant legal framework and role of NDDB nominees. It highlights the role of dairy cooperatives as a tool for socio-economic development and technological empowerment.