Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate International Dairy Federation World Dairy Summit 2022 in Greater Noida on September 12.
The four-day summit, which is being organized at India Expo Centre & Mart, is a congregation of global and Indian dairy stakeholders, including industry leaders, experts, farmers and policy planners centering around the theme ‘Dairy for Nutrition and Livelihood’, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.
- World Dairy Summit 2022 at India Expo Centre and Mart, Greater Noida
- IDF WDS 2022, a four-day long event, from September 12 to 15, 2022
- PM Modi to inaugurate World Dairy Summit on Monday at 10.30 am
- 1,500 participants from 50 countries at IDF WDS 2022
- India accounts for 23% of global milk production
- 8 crore Indian dairy farmers produce 210 MT annually
IDF World Dairy Summit 2022 Notable Attendees
Shri Yogi Adityanath, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat will grace the occasion.
Mr Piercristiano Brazzale, President, International Dairy Federation (IDF), Ms Caroline Emond, Director General, IDF, Shri Jatinder Nath Swain, President of the Indian National Committee of IDF (INC-IDF) & Secretary, DAHD and Shri Meenesh Shah, Secretary, INC-IDF & Chairman, NDDB will coordinate this event.
Around 1,500 participants from 50 countries are expected to participate in IDF WDS 2022. The last such summit was held in India about half a century ago in 1974.
IDF World Dairy Summit 2022 Event Line-up
The inaugural session will begin with prayer Swasti Vachan Mantra offered by artists.
A walkthrough of anamorphic (3D) audio-visual experience zone at the summit will showcase the evolution of the Indian Dairy Industry & accomplishments of the sector.
The summit will have 24 sessions centered around the theme “Dairy for Nutrition and Livelihood” covering different aspects of dairying. Three parallel technical sessions would be held for which more than 150 overseas and Indian speakers have been empaneled. A poster session is also being organized with theme “Innovations across Dairy Value Chain – Aligning with UN SDGs”.
“The Indian dairy industry is unique in the sense that it is based on a cooperative model that empowers small and marginal dairy farmers, especially women,” it noted. “Driven by the vision of the Prime Minister, the government has taken multiple steps for the betterment of the dairy sector, resulting in an increase of milk production by more than 44 per cent in the last eight years,” PMO added.
The success story of the Indian dairy industry, accounting for about 23 per cent of global milk, producing around 210 million tonnes annually, and empowering more than 8 crore dairy farmers, will be showcased at IDF WDS 2022, the PMO said.
IDF World Dairy Summit 2022 Sponsors
Main sponsors of the event are “AMUL (Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation)” & “Nandini (Karnataka Milk Federation)”. The event is also sponsored by Mother Dairy, Delhi (MDFVPL), a wholly owned subsidiary company of NDDB. Other sponsors include Dairy Cooperative Federations, Milk Producer Companies, Private Dairies, Dairy Equipment Manufactures etc.’
The World Dairy Summit will be a great opportunity for dairy farmers, leaders, experts, scientists, professionals. journalists and academics to learn, connect and get inspired. India’s success story will be shared with the world through the IDF World Dairy Summit, where we can see how dairy is an engine of development and women empowerment. The summit will also help Indian dairy farmers witness the global best practices.