Saturday, April 13
Hill Council, Ladakh Admn delegation meets Chairman NDDB Dr Meenesh Shah

Hill Council, Ladakh Admn delegation meets Chairman NDDB Dr Meenesh Shah

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Leh: An official delegation from LAHDC Leh and Ladakh Administration headed by Dy Chairman, Tsering Angchuk accompanied by Executive Councillor for Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Tashi Namgyal Yakzee; Executive Councillor for Cooperative, Stanzin Chosphel; Councillor Thiksey, Stanzin Chosfail, Additional Registrar Cooperatives Ladakh, Moses Kunzang and other officials had a meeting with Dr Meenesh C Shah, Chairman, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).

The officials deliberated majorly on dairy development and opportunities for livelihood generation in Ladakh. The delegation sought NDDB’s support in various aspects like training and capacity building, manpower development and input services to accelerate Dairy development in the region.

Additionally, they emphasised the need for creating market linkages and branding for local organic products like Yak cheese, apricot, and sea buckthorn.

Chairman NDDB, affirmed support in input services in areas such as fodder management for improved animal feeding practices and artificial insemination to enhance animal breeding.

He also extended support for the promotion of Ladakh’s local organic products by providing market access through the multistate cooperative- National Cooperative Organics Limited (NCOL).

As part of the tour, the delegation received an overview of NDDB’s activities and pilot initiatives at ‘Parikrama’- a walk-through of the Indian Dairy Sector, NDDB’s state-of-the-art IVF facility & fodder farm, Amul Dairy plant, and the Tribhuvandas Food Complex.

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