June 13, 2024


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Amul’s RS Sodhi elected to board of global dairy body

Amul manager RS Sodhi has been unanimously elected to the board of the International Dairy Federation (IDF) throughout the Common Assembly of IDF held on June one.

The Managing Director of Amul marketer Gujarat Cooperative Milk Advertising Federation Ltd (GCMMF) was nominated by Indian National Committee to IDF, which was unanimously approved, an official assertion educated on Wednesday.

Commenting on his nomination to IDF, Sodhi reported, “It is an honour for me to represent the world’s greatest milk producing nation and contribute to marketing Sustainable Targets of dairying and also meet up with the United Nations Sustainable Enhancement Targets.”

Sodhi has put in just about four decades with the cooperative dairy behemoth Amul. His contribution in building Amul between the world’s prime ten dairy makes has been impressive.

The business enterprise turnover of GCMMF has grown by 390 for every cent from ₹8,005 crore in 2009-ten to ₹39,238 crore throughout 2020-21.

Notably, in November last calendar year, National Dairy Enhancement Board (NDDB)’s then chairman Dilip Rath was unanimously elected to the board of the world wide dairy physique.

IDF is an worldwide non-governmental, non-financial gain association owning associates from National Committees constituted by dairy organisations in each and every nation. 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.

‘Co-operative approach’

Sodhi further additional that India’s cooperative tactic constitutes an vital method by which tens of millions of dairy farmers are getting empowered to have a stage playing field in the current market and get a honest share of the price of milk. “Dairying is the development motor of our farm sector. It is not only about offering diet to individuals but also about making sure sustainable livelihood for our dairy farmers.”

The remarkable development and self-sufficiency in the dairy sector has been made possible by the concerted attempts of the dairy farmers, Government of India, NDDB and several other stakeholders.

The world wide dairy sector is poised to enjoy an significant part towards assembly the UN Sustainable Enhancement Goal aimed at doing away with hunger by 2030.