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India Celebrates National Milk Day on 26th November

India Celebrates National Milk Day on 26th November: Every year on November 26th, National Milk Day is observed to highlight the importance and benefits of milk.  Milk day is a special day that is observed to spread awareness among people about the importance and need for milk.

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India Celebrates National Milk Day on 26th November- Key Points

  • National Milk Day is observed on the birthday of Dr. Verghese Kurien, also known as the “Father of the White Revolution.” The value of milk in human life is highlighted on National Milk Day.
  • The day was chosen as the National Milk Day by the dairy majors of the country including the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), the Indian Dairy Association (IDA), along with the milk federation of 22 states.
  • In 2014, the Indian Dairy Association took the initiative to celebrate National Milk Day for the first time.

About Dr. Verghese Kurien

In India, Verghese Kurien is known as the “Father of the White Revolution.” He was a social entrepreneur whose vision of the “Billion-Litre Idea”, Operation flood, made dairy farming India’s largest self-sustaining industry and the largest rural employment sector providing a third of all rural income. This made India the largest producer of milk in the world.

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