NDDB and NDRI to work together to bring research on treatment of lumpy skin diseases to farmers



Dr. Manmohan Singh Chauhan, Director of NDRI, responded to Shah’s statement saying that NDRI is ready to provide all kinds of support to NDDB.








The Imperial Institute for Animal Husbandry & Dairying, a dairy education center founded in Bangalore in 1923.





According to Meenesh Shah, Chairman of NDDB, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has decided to work with the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal to bring research on the treatment of lumpy skin diseases to farmers.












Speaking at a program held to honor the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the NDRI Model Dairy Factory, Shah said: “We have decided to work together and continue research work so that farmers can take advantage of it.

Dr. Manmohan Singh Chauhan, Director of NDRI, responded to Shah’s statement saying that NDRI is ready to provide all kinds of support to NDDB.

He urged farmers not to panic over the rising number of lumpy skin disease cases in the state, as there is sufficient vaccine to prevent animals from contracting the disease.

Gian Chand Mutreja, General Manager of the Model Dairy Factory, said Dr. Verghese Kurien inaugurated this factory on August 12, 1997, and so far they have trained about 650 students.












He said the factory introduced several products to the market including ghee, pinni and kulfi. The Dairy Board was created to promote, fund and support producer owned and controlled organizations. The NDDB supports national policies that encourage the expansion of farmer-owned institutions and works to strengthen these policies through its programs and operations. Cooperative strategies and principles are central to NDDB initiatives.

One of the leading institutions in the dairy sector, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) in Karnal, Haryana has made a significant contribution to the development of the dairy industry and milk production in India through its research in Classes. The Imperial Institute for Animal Husbandry & Dairying, a dairy education center founded in Bangalore in 1923.












The “father of the nation”, Mahatma Gandhi and “Bharat Ratna”, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya received training at the Institute in 1927 when it was still known as the Imperial Institute, Bangalore. They spent two weeks discussing and learning the technical details and intricacies of issues involving cows and buffaloes in India to familiarize themselves with modern methods of livestock management.











First published: August 13, 2022, 10:44 a.m. IST