Dairy Current Affairs, GK & News

National Diary Development Board and Ladakh sign MoU

The Union Territory of Ladakh and National Dairy Development Board signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct survey in the rural livelihood of Ladakh. Highlights The survey will collect data required to create a road map towards promotion and development of dairy sector in Ladakh. The roadmap will act as a guide to enhance the ..

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October 2: World Day for Farmed Animals

Every year, the World Day for Farmed Animals is celebrated by the International Animal Welfare Organization, Asia for Animals Coalition and World Animal Protection. The day is celebrated to bring in awareness in treating animals as sentient beings and make visible the urgency and importance of farm animal welfare. India joined the other Asian countries ..

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National Dairy Plan

The National Dairy Plan phase-I recently concluded on November 30th. It was introduced in 2012 to develop the dairy sector of the country. Its projects were largely funded by the International development Association of the World Bank. The first phase was introduced with an outlay of 2,242 crore INR. It focused on two main areas: ..

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2019 edition of World Milk Day (WMD)

The World Milk Day (WMD) is observed every year on 1st of June to provide an opportunity to focus attention on milk and to publicise activities connected with milk and the milk industry. In 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) selected June 1st as World Milk Day, which celebrates the ..

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Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund Scheme

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh has recently launched Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) in New Delhi with an outlay of Rs 10881 crore. The fund is implemented through National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and National Cooperative Development Development Corporation (NCDC). It will benefit 95 lakh farmers in about ..

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