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Celebration of National Milk Day in Gujarat

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

November 26, 2021

As part of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav, the celebration of National Milk Day started in the morning with a walkathon at Anand, Gujarat after garlanding statue of Dr. Varghese Kurien. Ms. Varsha Joshi, Joint Secretary (C&DD), Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying participated in the walkathon with several others involving the participants from AMUL, IDMC, IRMA, NDDB, NCDFI and Indian Immunological Limited.Chief Guest Hon’ble Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Parshottam Rupala, Hon’ble Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Dr. L. Murugan and Secretary (AHD), Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying Shri Atul Chaturvedi, they flagged off an innovative mobile milking machine manufactured by IDMC. He also launched IVF lab at Hessarghata, Karnataka and Dhamrod, Gujarat online besides launch of Grand Start up Challenge 2.0 and web portal for breed multiplication farm and felicitated the winners of Gopal Ratna Awards for the categories of the best dairy farmer, best artificial insemination technician and best dairy cooperative society (DCS). He appreciated all the winners of Gopal Ratna Awards.

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