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Centenary Year Celebrations of NDRI

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    4th Jul, 2022


The Ministry for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched the 100th anniversary celebrations of the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal (Haryana). 

What is NDRI?

  • ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) at Karnal, Haryana is one of the premier Institutes in the dairy sector.
  • It has contributed a lot in the growth of the dairy industry and played a crucial role in India’s development in milk production with its continuous research. 
  • Hundreds year old NRTIs lineage goes back to the Imperial Institute for Animal Husbandry & Dairying which was set up in Bangalore in 1923 as a center for dairy education. 
  • In its erstwhile form of Imperial Institute in Bangalore, Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi and ‘Bharat Ratna’ Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya, were imparted training at the Institute in 1927.

  • India ranks first in the world in terms of most agricultural products.
  • India is also at the top of the world in terms of milk production.

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