Varsha Joshi takes charge as NDDB Chairman

Varsha Joshi, Joint Secretary (CDD), Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Govt of India has taken over charge of the post of Chairman, NDDB with effect from 1st December, 2020. Joshi took over the position after Dilip Rath, whose tenure as chairman ...Read more

Hatsun Agro Product continues retail expansion   

    Chennai based Hatsun Agro Product (HAP) recently inaugurated its 3000th HAP Daily outlet. Known for their range of high-quality milk products, HAP Daily is the retail concept of Hatsun Agro Product that offers milk, milk products and ice creams at the convenience of the customers.   In addit...Read more

India makes health certificate mandatory for milk & milk product exports

Under the Export of Milk and Milk Products (Quality Control, Inspection and Monitoring) Rules, 2020, the government of India has recently set up a standing committee under Chairman, Export Inspection Council (EIC) to formulate standards for which none are available. Under the rules, the government has made a heal...Read more

Grōv Technologies announces largest indoor vertical farming system for animal feed  

       Grōv Technologies announced its newest innovation in controlled environment agriculture (CEA) – the Olympus Tower Farm. Combining science and patented technology, Olympus is an automated indoor growing system for commercial scale production of fresh animal feed, helping dairy a...Read more

NDS develops indigenous bovine sex sorting technology

In line with the Aatmanirbhar Bharat mantra, NDDB Dairy Services (NDS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has announced an indigenous technology for sex sorting bovine sperms that will ensure the birth of female calves. The first female calf from sex sorted semen dose produced a...Read more

Mother Dairy forays in Madhya Pradesh for milk sales operation  

     Mother Dairy, a subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has announced the launch of its milk sales operations in the city of lakes - Bhopal. After Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur, the Company has forayed in the city of Bhopal as part of its expansion strategy in the state of M...Read more

NABARD supports Kerala state to set up milk powder factory

 Kerala state is all set to get a state-of-the-art milk powder factory, at a time when the state dairy sector has faced grave crisis due to a dip in milk consumption after the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. State Forest and Dairy Development Minister, K Raju said that it had been decided in principle to form ...Read more

Board of International Dairy Federation elects NDDB chairman Dilip Rath

   Dilip Rath, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has been unanimously elected to the Board of International Dairy Federation (IDF) on 2nd November 2020 during the General Assembly of IDF.  Rath said, “I see my election to the IDF Board as an opportunity to bring along valuabl...Read more

Gokul launches UHT milk with six months of shelf life

 Gokul, one of the largest selling packed milk and its derivative brands in Maharashtra, launches Gokul Select (Ultra High Temperature Treated) Tetra Pack milk with six months of shelf life in Mumbai to facilitate consumers buy once and consume for weeks and months.  Available in one litre pack with fac...Read more

Lely, Netherlands launches 'Horizon' dairy automation application

Maassluis, Netherlands based Lely introduces a new application for dairy automation which connects data from all relevant equipment and suppliers on the farm in one management system. Called Lely Horizon, the new farm management application is a real decision-support platform, which analyses data, offers insights ...Read more

NDDB to help Ladakh in boosting dairying in region

To promote dairying and rural livelihoods in the Union Territory of Ladakh, the National Dairy Development Board's (NDDB)  and Union Territory Administration of Ladakh signed an MoU on October 6, 2020, for conducting a benchmark survey in the newly formed UT. NDDB’s dairy potential survey will help prep...Read more

Internal teat sealants could prevent bovine intramammary infection: Study

Managing cow’s health and performance is an uphill battle for dairy farmers. Cows are prone to intramammary infection, which is at its highest at drying off and around calving and also during the first days of lactation, making dry cow management fundamental to any on-farm mastitis control program. Using int...Read more