Mr. Ajay Khosla is the Vice-President, Indian Dairy Association (IDA). Earlier, he was holding this chair during 2010-2017. Mr. Ajay Khosla was the member-CEC since 2007 and life member of IDA. He was the member of ZEC (NZ) for two terms. He is also the member of the Editorial Board of IDA Journals namely Indian Dairyman and Indian Journal of Dairy Science.

He has in total over 40 years of dairy industry experience in various capacities, managing different functions of dairy plant operations, project & planning.

Presently serving as Advisor, NDDB Dairy Services, New Delhi a subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board. During the 2010-2016, he was Executive Director, NDDB Dairy Services. He is also on the board of NDDB Dairy Services besides as an Expert Director on the Board of Producer owned institutions.

Prior to this, he headed for over 28 years starting from year 1983 the technical, procurement, manufacturing operations and General Management in the Manufacturing Functions of Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Private Limited. He held the position of Executive Director and also as Chief Operations Officer with Mother Dairy.

During his stint with Mother Dairy, he steered the operations to develop state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and adopt GMP, Best Practices in Plant Maintenance, Quality Management Systems, Hygiene & Food Safety Systems and the plant won many prestigious awards at National level in recognition of its exemplary achievements in the area of productivity enhancement, energy conservation, plant maintenance and Innovation.

He has extensive experience in various functions of dairy business like dairy engineering, production, procurement, quality management, project implementation & management, technology up-gradation, plant automation, energy conservation, strategic planning, infrastructure development, cost control and implementation of TPM, TQM and ISO/HACCP.

In the initial period of his professional career he worked with Punjab Dairy Development Corporation at their Milk Plant Ludhiana, Punjab and subsequently with Dalmia Dairy Industries, Bharatpur (Rajasthan) and was responsible for production and quality functions.

Born on 24th March, 1952. Mr. Khosla did his graduation in Dairy Technology from the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana) in 1973.



 

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