March 14, 2024

The seminar, focused on the theme of "Double Milk and Money: Empowering Women in Dairy Entrepreneurship - Strategies for Profitable Dairy Farming."


The event witnessed an overwhelming participation of over 380 women delegates representing various Gujarat Cooperative Milk Union units. These delegates hailed from different parts of the state, showcasing the widespread interest and enthusiasm among women in the dairy entrepreneurship domain. The chief guest for the seminar was Shri N. B. Vashi, Managing Director of Vasudhara Dairy, who delivered an inspiring speech titled "Women and Dairy”. Dr. R. O. Gupta, Chief General Manager - of Productivity Enhancement at the National Dairy Development Board, graced the occasion as the guest of honor. In his address, Dr. Gupta urged the women delegates to embrace newer technologies and innovative practices to enhance profitability in dairy farming ventures. Among the dignitaries present on the stage were Shri Vipul Patel, Chairman of Amul Dairy; Dr. Jashbhai Prajapati, Chairman of IDA - West Zone; Dr. Atanu Jana, Vice Chairman of IDA Gujarat State Chapter; and Smt. Sharda ben Patel, Board of Director, Amul Dairy, Anand. Their presence added prestige to the seminar and further motivated the participants. The seminar also featured a dedicated session by dairy experts, including experienced veterinarians from Amul Dairy, who covered a wide array of topics such as Animal Nutrition, Know Your Cattle, Animal Breeding, and Animal Health. The delegates expressed immense satisfaction and gratitude for the invaluable insights and knowledge shared during this session.