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Operation Flood

Operation Flood was started by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in 1970s. The objective of this programme was to create a nationwide milk grid. The result was that India became the largest producer of Milk and Milk Products. Operation flood is called White Revolution of India. White Revolution followed the Green Revolution and both these ..

Fruits & vegetables in J&K covered under ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme

Centre has brought majority of fruits and vegetables grown in Jammu under a fresh initiative of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. All the fruits and vegetables in J&K will be covered under the ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme. Key facts This step is aimed at supporting farmers of Fruits and Vegetables. It will prevent distress sales and ..

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26 November: National Milk Day

India National Milk Day is observed every year on 26 November to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Verghese Kurien, the father of India’s White Revolution. However, World milk day is observed every year across the world on 1 June by the United Nations. About National Milk Day The day is celebrated to promote benefits related ..

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The Union government set up special fund ‘DPIDF’ to boost dairy sector

The Union government has set up the Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund (DPIDF) worth Rs 10,881 crore to boost the dairy sector. With this investment, 95 lakh farmers from about 50,000 villages would be benefited. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and the National Cooperative Development Cooperation (NCDC) will utilise DPIDF to provide the ..

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Maharashtra government tied up with Mother Dairy to set up a state-of-the-art milk and milk products processing plant

Maharashtra The Maharashtra Government and Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt. Ltd have signed a lease agreement to set up a state-of-the-art milk and milk products processing plant. As per the MoU, a dairy development initiative will begin in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions to provide access to milk producers to markets in Nagpur and Mumbai. ..

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Former NDDB chief Amrita Patel gets Mahindra lifetime achievement award

Dr Amrita Patel was conferred prestigious 2016 Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Award also known as the Krishi Shiromani Samman. The award was bestowed upon her by Union Minister of Agriculture Radha Mohan Singh for her contribution in the field of agriculture and to increase productivity and rural prosperity. Currently she is Chairman of ..

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