Politics of nutrition: An egg story from Madhya pradesh

Politics of nutrition: An egg story from Madhya pradesh

Eggs are considered as the cheapest and readily available source of protein in India. But Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan  of Madhya pradesh decided not to allow distribution of eggs to the tribal students. To control malnutrition among the tribal children of...
Nepal earthquake: what happened to the animals?

Nepal earthquake: what happened to the animals?

Earthquakes are not new to Nepal. It has faced many in the past. But the one that hit the Kathmandu valley at 11:56 am (11:41 am IST) on 25 April 2015, the worst in the last eighty years was massive and devastating. With a reported magnitude of 7.8 on Richter scale,...
1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

1st June 2015: 15th ‘World Milk Day’

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) proposed 1st of June every year to be celebrated as ‘World Milk Day’. Many countries used to celebrate their National Milk Day on different dates but mostly in and around June and the proposal...
GCMMF reports turnover of ₹ 20735 crore

GCMMF reports turnover of ₹ 20735 crore

  Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the owner and marketer of ‘Amul’ brand of milk and milk products, reports an annual turnover of ₹ 20735 crore during the financial year 2014-15. This figure is 14.28% higher than that of the previous...
Dr V Kurien’s birthday to be National Milk Day

Dr V Kurien’s birthday to be National Milk Day

India will be celebrating the birthday (November 26) of late Dr V Kurien, ‘Father of India’s White Revolution’ as ‘National Milk Day’. Though July 1 is annually observed as World Milk Day under the auspices of FAO, the Indian Dairy...