National Dairy Development Board Current Affairs, GK & News

National Dairy Development Board

National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) National Dairy Development Board, located at Anand, Gujarat, is a premier institution in Dairy Sector in India. National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was created in 1965, fulfilling the desire of the then Prime Minister of India – the late Lal Bahadur Shastri – to extend the success of the Kaira ..

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Fodder-Centric Farmer Producer Organisations

The Indian Government designated National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as the implementing agency for setting up fodder-centric FPOs. What are fodder-centric Farmer Producer Organisations? Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying proposed the setting up of fodder-centric FPOs in 2020 to address the fodder deficit situation in India. It requested the Union Agriculture Ministry to ..

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Assam – NDDB Dairy Joint Venture

The Assam Government recently signed an agreement with the National Dairy Development Board. Under the agreement, the signatories agreed to establish Rs 2000 crore joint venture. About the Agreement The joint venture to be established can process ten lakh litres of milk. Around six new units will be established. The units are to be established ..

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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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New Scheme for Diary Sector: GoI subsidizes interest rates on working capital

On May 14, 2020, the Government of India launched a new scheme for the diary sector. The scheme has introduced Interest Subvention on Working Capital to support Diary Cooperatives and FPO (Farmer Producer Organization). Key Features The scheme intends to modernize existing milk processing units. It will also enhance the milk processing capacity of the ..

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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 reasons behind the price hike is partly structural and partly weather related. The months between ..

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Government launches Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund Scheme

Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has launched Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) Scheme with an outlay of Rs. 10881 crore. Under this fund, first installment of Rs. 440 crore was given to National Dairy Development Board (NDDB). Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) Scheme This scheme was approved by Cabinet ..

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