Tamil Nadu Chapter of IDA Orgainzed One Day Seminar

THE TAMIL NADU CHAPTER of Indian Dairy Association organized its first Annual meet on 1st September, 2018 at Anna Auditorium, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai wherein Tamil Nadu State Chapter website was launched. One day Seminar on “Futuristic Trends on Dairy Development in Tamil Nadu” was also organized at the occasion.

Shri C. Kamaraj, IAS, Director, Milk Production and Dairy Development Department, Government of Tamil Nadu & Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd., Chennai launched the Tamil Nadu Chapter website. On the occasion, Shri Kamaraj assured that the Dairy Development Board will strengthen the activities of IDA Tamil Nadu Chapter.

Dr. G.S. Rajorhia, President-IDA presided over the function and inaugurated the Annual Meet. Dr. C. Balachandran, Vice Chancellor, TANUVAS inaugurated the Seminar and exhibition stall and delivered Special address. Shri C.P. Charles, Chairman, IDA-South Zone and Dr. J. John Kirubaharan, Dean, Madras Veterinary College delivered felicitation addresses. Dr. C. Naresh Kumar, Chairman, IDA Tamil Nadu State Chapter presented the Annual Report of the Chapter. Dr. B. Dhanalakshmi, Professor and Head, Department of Dairy Science, Madras Veterinary College and Secretary, IDA Tamil Nadu Chapter welcomed the gathering. This was followed by technical sessions held on following topics, namely (a) Perspective of Dairying in Tamil Nadu (Tamil) (b) Cold Chain - an integral part of Dairy Industry (English) and (c) Indigenous milk products for sustainability of Small & Medium Entrepreneurs (English). RINAC India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and Aavin (Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd.) were the major sponsorers for the event. Dr. I.A.M. Justin, Vice Chairman, IDA Tamil Nadu Chapter delivered Vote of Thanks.