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IIL launches first indigenously developed Hepatitis A vaccine, 'Havisure'

Hepatitis A is a viral infection primarily spread through the fecal-oral route, meaning that it is transmitted through the ingestion of contaminated food or water

IIL launches first indigenously developed Hepatitis A vaccine, 'Havisure'
Updated On : 19 Jan 2024 | 11:24 PM IST

'Bharat Organics' will have 20 organic products by December: Amit Shah

The six organic products launched today were tur dal, chana dal, sugar, rajma, basmati rice, and Sonamasoori rice

'Bharat Organics' will have 20 organic products by December: Amit Shah
Updated On : 08 Nov 2023 | 10:11 PM IST

Low weight not a negative for GM mustard DMH-11, says Deepak Pental

Says yield as against ICAR's check variety not comparable as parent gene same

Low weight not a negative for GM mustard DMH-11, says Deepak Pental
Updated On : 08 Oct 2023 | 11:59 PM IST

Suzuki Motor inks pact with NDDB, Banas Dairy to set up biogas plants

Suzuki Motor Corporation on Wednesday said it has inked a pact with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), and Gujarat-based Banas Dairy to set up four biogas plants in Gujarat with an investment of around Rs 230 crore. The three-party agreement between Suzuki R&D Center India, a wholly- owned subsidiary of Suzuki, NDDB and Banas Dairy was inked in Tokyo on Wednesday. The project is aimed at making fuel for automobiles by refining methane from biogas, which is generated by fermenting cow dung, the Japanese carmaker said in a statement. Four biogas production plants will be operated from 2025 in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, it added. Total investment on the four plants is expected to be Rs 230 crore, Suzuki said in a statement. Also, a biogas filling station will be established alongside each plant, which will distribute fuel for CNG vehicles in which Maruti Suzuki holds over 70 per cent market share in India, it added. "Suzuki is tackling to reduce greenhouse gas in ways ..

Suzuki Motor inks pact with NDDB, Banas Dairy to set up biogas plants
Updated On : 06 Sep 2023 | 3:16 PM IST

Rs 250 cr milk plant to be set up in collaboration with NDDB: Himachal CM

The State government will collaborate with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to set up a state-of-the-art milk processing plant at Dagwar

Rs 250 cr milk plant to be set up in collaboration with NDDB: Himachal CM
Updated On : 19 Jun 2023 | 4:39 PM IST

Centre's three new national cooperatives signal sector's growing clout

But, critics say the approach in forming should have been bottoms-up instead of top-down

Centre's three new national cooperatives signal sector's growing clout
Updated On : 24 Jan 2023 | 10:11 AM IST

National Cooperative Society to have Rs 500 crore share capital

National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), Amul and NAFED will be among the five promoters of the newly announced national-level cooperative society for organic food products, which will focus on enhancing farmers' income by improving production, certification and marketing system. Last week, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a proposal to establish three new national-level multi-state cooperative societies to promote organic products, seeds and exports. A national-level cooperative organic society, a cooperative seed society and a cooperative export society will be registered under the Multi-State Cooperative Societies (MSCS) Act, 2002. According to sources, the National Cooperative Organic Society, to be based in Anand, Gujarat, will be set up with an authorised share capital of Rs 500 crore. It will have an initial paid-up share capital of Rs 100 crore, sources said. NDDB, co-operative NAFED, Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which ...

National Cooperative Society to have Rs 500 crore share capital
Updated On : 16 Jan 2023 | 11:03 PM IST

NDDB, Amul to provide tech support to boost milk production in Sri Lanka

India will provide technical support to Sri Lanka to enhance its dairy industry and milk output, a move aimed at reducing the cash-strapped country's dependence on imported milk products, the Sri Lankan President's Office said on Monday. Officials of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets milk under the Amul brand, have taken steps to provide necessary technical support for the production of milk in Sri Lanka, the President's Media Division said in a statement. A preliminary discussion was held on the issue at the Presidential Secretariat on Monday, it said. Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has also appointed a panel consisting of representatives from the public and private sectors to work with the multi-disciplinary team of the NDDB to prepare a short, medium and long-term plan to increase local milk production to reduce the country's dependence on imported milk powder, it said. During Monda

NDDB, Amul to provide tech support to boost milk production in Sri Lanka
Updated On : 05 Dec 2022 | 8:38 PM IST

Agriculture Ministry okays setting up 100 fodder-centric FPOs in 2022-23

The government has finally designated National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as the implementing agency for setting up of 100 fodder-centric Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) during this fiscal to address the fodder deficit situation in the country. The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying in 2020 had proposed the establishment of fodder-centric FPOs and requested the agriculture ministry to allow such FPOs under the central scheme "Formation and Promotion of 10,000 new FPOs". The proposal was considered seriously and the agriculture ministry finally issued an order on November 4. "The competent authority in the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has approved to designate NDDB as implementing agency under the scheme of formation and promotion of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) to form and promote FPOs, primarily fodder centric, and animal husbandry activities as a secondary activity (fodder plus model)," the order said. NDDB has been ...

Agriculture Ministry okays setting up 100 fodder-centric FPOs in 2022-23
Updated On : 09 Nov 2022 | 5:58 PM IST

Years after Bt cotton, GEAC clears environmental release of GM mustard

First crop to get such recommendation since Bt cotton in years, say experts

Years after Bt cotton, GEAC clears environmental release of GM mustard
Updated On : 26 Oct 2022 | 10:42 PM IST

Indian Immunologicals to double foot and mouth disease vaccine capacity

To Invest Rs 700 crore in Hyderabad for new animal vaccine facility

Indian Immunologicals to double foot and mouth disease vaccine capacity
Updated On : 11 Oct 2022 | 12:24 AM IST

Milk producer firms' procurement to jump 3-fold to Rs 18K cr in value terms

Milk procurement by milk producer companies, which are owned by farmers, is estimated to jump nearly 3-fold and touch Rs 18,000 crore in value terms in the next five years, according to NDDB. The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman Meenesh Shah said the milk producer companies procured milk worth Rs 5,575 crore last fiscal year and the same is set to triple and reach over Rs 18,000 crore in the next five years. He also assured that NDDB through its arm NDDB Dairy Services will facilitate setting up of more milk producer companies across the country, the board said in a statement. Shah was addressing the IDF World Dairy Summit 2022 being held at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh during September 12-15. "The startup concept may have come recently but the milk producer companies are the real startups working since long," he said. Shah said, about 750,000 farmers, including over 70 per cent women, have created about 20 producer-owned entities. "Ever since the inception of the

Milk producer firms' procurement to jump 3-fold to Rs 18K cr in value terms
Updated On : 15 Sep 2022 | 5:52 PM IST

Size of Indian dairy market to jump over 2-fold to Rs 30 trn by 2027: NDDB

The size of the Indian dairy market is estimated to jump over two fold to Rs 30 lakh crore by 2027, driven by growth in both volume and value terms, NDDB Chairman Meenesh Shah said on Tuesday. He also asserted that the government is not "insensitive" and it will protect the interest of 8 crore dairy farmers while signing free trade agreements (FTAs) with other countries. Shah said the size of Indian dairy market stood at Rs 13 trillion in 2021 and it is expected to reach Rs 30 trillion by 2027. The growth would come from increase in production of milk and other dairy products as well as value appreciation, he added. Shah, the chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), was addressing a press conference at the International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit (IDF WDS) 2022, being organised at the India Expo Centre and Mart here during September 12-15. When asked about the impact on dairy sector from proposed FTAs with many countries including the UK, Shah said about 8 cro

Size of Indian dairy market to jump over 2-fold to Rs 30 trn by 2027: NDDB
Updated On : 13 Sep 2022 | 9:38 PM IST

After Covid, now a mammoth vaccination drive for lumpy skin disease

Cattle are being vaccinated swiftly as the disease breaks out of its initial holds of Rajasthan and Gujarat and starts infecting buffaloes too

After Covid, now a mammoth vaccination drive for lumpy skin disease
Updated On : 24 Aug 2022 | 3:17 AM IST

NDDB to donate Rs 1.5 cr to meet cattle feed requirement in flood-hit Assam

Gujarat-based National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on Friday announced a donation of Rs 1.5 crore to meet the cattle feed requirement of 500 tonnes in flood-affected Assam. NDDB-managed West Assam Milk Union (WAMUL) is being advised to use their supply network and coordinate with local authorities for seamless distribution of cattle feed, an official statement said. "The impact of floods in Assam on both humans and livestock is beyond comprehension and a cause of great distress to so many of us even at this distance," NDDB Chairman Meenesh Shah said. This contribution is symbolic of NDDB's deep commitment toward the unfortunate victims of the catastrophe, he added.

NDDB to donate Rs 1.5 cr to meet cattle feed requirement in flood-hit Assam
Updated On : 01 Jul 2022 | 7:49 PM IST

World Dairy Summit 2022 to be held in person in Delhi in September

After a two-year recess due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2022 edition of the Summit will be held in person from September 12-15, the IDF announced

World Dairy Summit 2022 to be held in person in Delhi in September
Updated On : 22 Apr 2022 | 9:54 AM IST

Assam govt partners with NDDB to set up Rs 2,000-cr dairy joint venture

The Assam government and National Dairy Development Board on Friday signed an agreement to create a Rs 2,000-crore joint venture for holistic development of the sector in the state. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in Guwahati in the presence of Union Animal Husbandry & Dairying Minister Parshottam Rupala, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, state Agriculture Minister Atul Bora and other senior officials. As per the MoU, a joint venture company will be set up for Rs 2,000 crore with a target of processing 10 lakh litres of milk through six new units in seven years. Milk from more than 4,100 dairy cooperative societies will be processed, packed and marketed. This will benefit more than 1,75,000 farmers associated with dairy farms in Assam and increase their earnings, Sarma said. Two cattle feed and organic manure manufacturing units will also be set up as per the agreement. The chief minister said milk producers will be provided subsidies for market price fluctuation

Assam govt partners with NDDB to set up Rs 2,000-cr dairy joint venture
Updated On : 08 Jan 2022 | 9:12 AM IST

Mother Dairy offers to set up additional kiosks amid coronavirus lockdown

Mother Dairy has also taken measures to ensure social distancing is practiced by the buyers who come to purchase essentials at its stores

Mother Dairy offers to set up additional kiosks amid coronavirus lockdown
Updated On : 27 Mar 2020 | 11:49 AM IST

NDDB arm to take its success story to regions where co-op model has failed

NDDB Dairy Services has clocked a combined turnover of Rs 4,564 cr from 15 milk producer companies that it helped set up in 69 districts across eight states

NDDB arm to take its success story to regions where co-op model has failed
Updated On : 21 Mar 2020 | 6:34 PM IST

NDDB, Amul oppose dairy import talks with New Zealand and Australia

This comes prior to an important meeting between the commerce ministry and dairy sector entities

NDDB, Amul oppose dairy import talks with New Zealand and Australia
Updated On : 18 Sep 2019 | 12:45 AM IST