Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday complimented Dilip Rath, Chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on being unanimously elected to the board of International Dairy Federation.
“Compliments to Sri Dilip Rath, Chairman of National Dairy Development Board on being unanimously elected to the board of International Dairy Federation,” tweeted Naidu.
“His election is a matter of pride for India & will further help in strengthening the dairy sector’s contribution in achieving sustainable development goal,” the Vice President tweeted.
Rath has been unanimously elected to the Board of International Dairy Federation (IDF) on Monday during the General Assembly of IDF.
Rath is associated with IDF for the last 10 years as Member Secretary of Indian National Committee and as a member of the Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics. He has participated in National Committee Secretaries’ meetings as well as General Assembly on numerous occasions.
IDF is an international non-governmental, non-profit association with a vision “Helping to nourish the world with safe and sustainable dairy.”
IDF members are National Committees generally constituted by dairy organizations in each country. The National Committee represents its country. India is represented by the National Committee (INC) of the IDF. The Secretary (ADF), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India is the President of the INC-IDF and NDDB, as its Secretariat, coordinates its activities.