National Milk Day To Be Observed On 26 November

Every year on November 26th, National Milk Day is observed.
Sheena

Updated: Nov 25, 2021 05:39:16 pm

25 November 2021 Current Affairs:Every year on November 26th, National Milk Day is observed.

Highlights:
  • On November 25 and 26, 2021, the College of Dairy Science & Technology (CODST) and Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) will host a "Milk Adulteration Testing Camp" to commemorate National Milk Day.
  • Dr Verghese Kurien, the father of India's White Revolution, is honoured on this day. It is the anniversary of his birth.
  • The National Milk Day is commemorated with the goal of educating people about the value of milk in their lives.
  •  Milk is the first meal consumed by a kid after birth. It is possible that it is the food ingested throughout one's life.
  • In 2014, all of India's dairy majors, together with the Indian Dairy Association, agreed to commemorate National Milk Day on November 26 to honour Dr Verghese Kurien. 
Dr Verghese Kurien
  • Dr Kurien's birthday is November 26. In India, Dr Verghese Kurien is recognised as the "Father of the White Revolution." 
  • He was a philanthropist. He oversaw Operation Flood, the world's largest agricultural dairy development effort.
  • From a milk-deficient country, India became the world's greatest milk producer as a result of this effort.
  • Dr Kurien was instrumental in the creation of Amul. It was the catalyst for the local trade cartel's demise 65 years ago. This cleared the path for Gujarat's dairy cooperative industry to thrive. From 1973 through 2006, Dr Kurien worked for the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF).
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