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IDA (West Zone) organizes “Shrandhanjali” to Dr. V. Kurien

IDA (WZ), Mumbai organized “Shrandhanjali”, on 12th September 2012, to pay homage to Dr. V. Kurien, “Father of White Revolution”, “Architect of Operation Flood” and Former President of IDA. Mr. Arie Veldhuizen, Counsellor for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands, New Delhi, Shri. Subhash Mandge, Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Sahakari Dugdh Mahasangh, Shri. Arun Dongale, Chairman, Kolhapur Zilla Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh, “Gokul”, Shri. Ramchandra Choudhari, Chairman, Ajmer Zila Dugdh Utpadak Sahakari Sangh Ltd., Shri. Devendra Shah, Chairman, Parag Milk Foods, Shri. Arun Narke, Vice President, IDA, Shri. Arun Patil, Chairman, IDA (WZ), Dr. J. V. Parekh, Dr. R. D. Kokane, Shri. Madhav Patgaonkar, Shri. Rajesh Lele, Shri. K. Shyju and Dr. Shveta Patwardhan and many others were present.

After offering floral tributes Mr. Arie Veldhuizen, louded the extra ordinary work carried out by Dr. V. Kurien which made India world’s largest milk producer. Shri. Arun Narke & Shri. Arun Dongale expressed their gratitude to Dr. Kurien on behalf of the Milk Producers of Kolhapur district. They recounted Dr. Kurien’s guidance and help to the Gokul Dairy during early days. Shri. Subhash Mandge narrated on the visit of Dr. Kurien to tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh, which showed his commitment towards the welfare of tribals thru dairying. Shri. Arun Patil, adored the leadership qualities, vision, organizational building capacity and motivation by Dr. Kurien, while implementing the world’s most successful dairy development program, Operation Flood.

After the floral and oral tributes to Dr. Kurien all present stood in silence for two minutes and prayed for the peace to departed soul

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IDA ( West Zone) organizes National Seminar on “Cheese – future milk product of India”

Indian Dairy Association (West Zone) organized a National Seminar on “Cheese – future milk product of India” on 12th September 2012 at Mumbai. Shri. Subhash Mandge, Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Sahakari Dugdh Mahasangh inaugurated the seminar. Shri. Kokul The delegates from all over India participated in the seminar.

Shri. Gokul Krishnan, Amul; Shri. Shiva Mudgil, Rabo Bank, Ms. Gilda Roveri, IMA Corazza, Italy, Capt. H.S.Oberoi, Parag Milk Foods Pvt.Ltd. Shri. Ashish Powari and Shri. Hariprasad Manavalan, Sealed Air, Dr. R.D.Kokane, BVC., Mr. Siegersma Gerbrand, Tetra Pak CPS ( Cheese and Powder System), Netherland, Shri. Mani, Kondai Cheese, Shri. Shirish Upadhyay, Go Cheese and Ms. Dingle K. Simon, Repute Engineers presented the papers.

The seminar provided an all round information about Cheese, its types, manufacturing processes, quality aspects, equipment for manufacturing and packing etc. M/s. Repute Engineers, Pune and Milkylab, Italy Sponsored the seminar.

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Membership of the Association is classified into FIVE categories:
  • Institutional Membership - Benefactor Membership
    An organisation or institution can be enrolled as Benefactor Member after paying donation of Rs. 50,000/- for a period of eight years from the year of enrollment, provided the prescribed membership application form, duly filled in by the applicant, is approved by the Central Executive Committee (CEC). The Benefactor Member will act through his nominee in the IDA proceedings.

  • Institutional Membership - Sustaining Membership
    Any institution, dairy cooperative society, Association of milk producers, or registered group of organised dairy can be enrolled as a Sustaining Member after paying the prescribed donation of Rs. 10,000/- for one year, provided the prescribed application form, duly filled in by the applicant, is formally approved by the CEC.

  • Life Membership
    Any person who has been an ordinary member for a period of minimum three years with or without a break, has undergone a formal training in dairying or allied sciences, or who is or was on the staff of an institution or organisation connected with milk production, processing, marketing is eligible to become a Life Member subject to approval of the CEC.

  • Ordinary Membership
    Any person who has, had or is undergoing a formal training in dairying or allied sciences, or who is or was on the staff of an institution or organisation connected with the dairy or allied sciences.

    Any person who is involved in dairying activities or is in a position of responsibility which could promote the growth of dairy science and industry can become member of the association subject to approval of the CEC.

  • Student Membership
    Any person who is a student for diploma or bachelor's degree in any stream of dairy science and not employed by any organisation or drawing any salary, is eligible for under-graduate Student Membership.

    Any person who is a student for post-graduate or Doctorate Programme in any stream of dairy science and not employed by any organisation or drawing any salary is eligible for Student Membership.

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