First Banni buffalo IVF calf born in Gujarat

With the birth of the first IVF calf of a buffalo breed namely Banni in the country, India’s OPU - IVF work has reached to next level. The first IVF Banni calf is born out of 6 Banni IVF pregnancies established at the doorsteps of a farmer, Vinay L Wala of Sushila Agro farms, located at Dhanej in Somnath dis...Read more

Heritage Foods registers consolidated Q2 FY2022 revenue of Rs 6,703M

Heritage Foods, a leading Indian private dairy player, announced its financial results for the second quarter and half year ended on September 30, 2021.   During the Q2 FY2022 consolidated results, revenue from operations was at Rs 6,703 million during the quarter; up by 9.9 per cent YoY. The EBIDTA stood a...Read more

UPL's ProNutiva Prog increases yield, oil content in groundnut crop

UPL has delivered promising results with its ProNutiva Sada Samrudh Groundnut programme in Gujarat. UPL recently organised a live harvest demonstration at Rikadia Village, in Amreli that was attended by over 750 farmers, Village Sarpanchs, and agriculture department officials.  The first pilot programme was i...Read more

Cost-effective medicine developed to combat Mastitis in dairy cattle

Utilising indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat Mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle. The medicine called Mastirak Gel, developed by National Innovation Foundation (NIF) has been commercialised through...Read more

Mother Dairy aims to add over 700 shops across Delhi

Delhi-based Mother Dairy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), has embarked upon a journey to strengthen its consumer touch-point network in the NCT of Delhi, mainly led by kiosks and franchise shops. The company aims to add over 700 shops across to increase its network of arou...Read more

Govt upbeat on agri development in Shopian district of J&K

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr L Murugan recently visited the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir as part of the Union Government's ongoing Public Outreach Programme.   Union MoS said that the district has a huge potential for milk...Read more

Govt unveils National Digital Livestock Mission Blueprint

Dr Sanjeev Balyan, Union Minister of State Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying unveiled the National Digital Livestock Mission Blueprint at NDDB, at Anand, Gujarat. The livestock sector is poised for a major leap after the implementation of NDLM, a digital platform being developed jointly by DAHD and NDDB o...Read more

CRISIL conducts market study on milk procurement by dairy companies in India

Chennai-based Hatsun Agro Product has recently commissioned CRISIL, India’s largest independent research house to conduct a market study regarding milk procurement by private dairy companies in India. The study was initiated based on the request from R Rajasekaran, Secretary, Tamil Nadu Dairies Association f...Read more

AWBI celebrates World Animal Day in Haryana

The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) celebrated World Animal Day at Kamdhenu Dham Gaushala (Nagar Nigam Gaushala), Gurugram, Haryana (run by Shri Chetan Dass Gosanvardhan, Sangel, Ujina) in the presence of Parshottam Rupala, Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India and Jai Pra...Read more

Scientists develop tech to enhance biogas production from dairy industry

Indian scientists have developed a novel high-performance bioreactor system integrated with a sustainable pre-treatment process for enabling anaerobic digestion of complex fat-rich sludge from the dairy industry. It has been further integrated with membrane bioreactor based-wastewater treatment to enable zero liqu...Read more

Assam with NDDB keen to promote dairy

Meenesh Shah, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) recently called upon Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister, Assam, on in Guwahati and presented Assam’s dairy development road map. Atul Bora, Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Border Area Development, I...Read more

Stellapps, Airtel Payments Bank collaborates for banking services to small dairy farmers  

     Stellapps, a leading dairy-tech startup, has joined hands with Airtel Payments Bank to enable cashless payment transfers to small dairy farmers and contribute to digital financial inclusion in the country.  Stellapps has been closely working with dairies and their milk collection centers...Read more