Fellows & Patrons
Dairy Farmer's Forum – 1
Dairy Farmer's Forum – 2
Plenary Session
IDA (WZ) Best Members
Best Paper Awards
Best Poster Awards
Technical Session
Cultural Program
Dairy Farmers, Ajmer
Chief Minister's Relief Fund
Chairman's Desk
India’s biggest Dairy Industry Conference and Exhibition,
IIDE 2013 concludes with great achievements
  41st Dairy Industry Conference and India International Dairy Expo; IIDE 2013 received an overwhelming response from the Indian as well as global Dairy Industry.The Conference was held 14th to 16th March 2013 at Bombay Exhibition Center, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 063. Therewere 1465 delegates from all over the country and abroad who participated in the conference. The biggest contingent of 190 milk producers arrived from Ajmer District Co-op.Milk Producers’s Union, Ajmer Dairy, Rajasthan. There were 20 technical sessions spread over three days, where 80 speakers presented papers.
  Mr. Arun Patil, Chairman, Indian Dairy Association (West Zone), welcomed the dignitaries and delegates for the conference and presented the overview of the conference during the inaugural function on 14th March 2013. Dr. N. R. Bhasin, President, Indian Dairy Association highlighted the achievements of IDA and Dr. Miss. Amrita Patel, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) delivered the Key Note Address. The conference was inaugurated by Shri. Madhukarrao Chavan, Hon. Minister, Animal Husbandry, Dairy & Fisheries, Govt. of Maharashtra. Other degnitaries present at the inaugural function were Shri. Ajay Vishnoi, Hon. Minister, Animal Husbandry, Madhya Pradesh, Shri. Pandurang Dhavalikar, Hon. Minister, Cooperation, Goa, Shri. Vipul Chaudhary, Chairman, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., Amul, Shri. Devendra Shah, Chairman, Parag Milk Foods, Smt. Vaishali Nagawade, Chairman, Maharashtra Rajya Sahakari Dudh Mahasangh Maryadit, and Shri.K. Shyju, Secretary General.
Plenary session
  The plenary session of the conference was addressed by Shri. G. C. Pati, Secretary, Animal Husbandary, Dairying & Fisheries, Govt. of India and Dr. Dr. A K Srivastava, Director & Hon. Vice Chancellor, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.
  IIDE 2013, India International Dairy Expo organized by IDA (West Zone) and Koelnmesse YA Tradefair was the largest daiy show organized in India. There were 153 exhibitors ( 121 Indian and 32 International) from 13 countries. The exhibition was spread over 81,000 sq. ft area and there were 6177 trade visitors and conference delegates who visited the tradefair. The exhibition clearly emerged as the most sought after tradefair for dairy sector in the Indian subcontinent with the tremendous success of it’s very first edition.
Job Fair
  The IDA (WZ) had organized Job fair during the conference where the resumes were received from 86 job seekers. However, only 71 candidates participated in the Job Fair and they appeared for the primary interviews. Initially, 20 companies had indicated that they will like to recruit the fresh graduates & post-graduates at the Job Fair, but actually 8 companies participated in the interview process.
  The informations we have received indicates that 25 candidates will get the jobs out of 71 who appeared for interviews. This means 35% success rate! Besides, some companies had shown interest in recruiting Diploma holders (IDD). They have a requirement of 15 diploma holders. We have forwarded the details of the students to those companies.
IDA had organized Job Fair for the first time and it has got good response & success !
Patron & Fellows
  At 41st DIC, IDA had awarded the Patron & Fellowships to the following dairy professionals for their contribution for the success of dairy industry in India.
1. Dr. K. Pradhan – Patron
2. Dr. M. L. Naware – Fellow
3. Shri. S. D. Pandit – Fellow
4. Dr. H. Chennegowda – Fellow
5. Dr. Suresh Kumar Singla – Fellow
  Congratulations !