Dairy Production in Indus Valley Civilization: Key Facts

The Indian and Canadian Archaeologists have found that dairy products were produced by Harappans even before 2500 BCE. The year 2020 marks the 100 years of discovery of Indus Valley Civilization. Key Highlights The study was conducted based on molecular ..


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 ..


Food Processing Industries to remain open during extended Lock Down

On April 21, 2020, Government of India announced that food processing industries, caregivers of senior citizens and prepaid mobile charging units are to remain open during extended lock down. Highlights The Ministry of Home Affairs recently issued guidelines for the ..


Committee formed for the implementation of Kisan Rail Scheme

The Government of India recently formed a committee in order to make suggestions on Kisan Rail Scheme. The scheme was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman in the Union Budget 2020-21. Highlights The Committee has been formed with representatives from ..


Milk Price Rise in India

On December 14, 2019, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul) and Mother Dairy (owned by National Diary Development Board) increased MRP (Maximum Retail Prices) of their pouched milk by Rs 2 per litre. Why the price rise? The two main ..


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 ..