NDDB was established in 1965(through an act of parliament at Anand).It is for providing facilities for increasing the production & marketing of milk and promotion of dairy industry in the country.
o The NDDB is an institution of national importance set up by an Act of Parliament of India. The main office is located in Anand, Gujarat with regional offices throughout the country. NDDBs subsidiaries include Mother Dairy, Delhi.
Themajor success of this mission was achieved through the World Bank financed Operation Flood, which lasted for 26 years from 1970 to 1996 and was responsible for making India the worlds largest producers of milk. This operation was started with the objective of increasing milk production, augmenting farmer income and providing fair prices for consumers.
Itwas founded by Dr. Varghese Kurien and Dr. Amrita Patel is the current Chairman of the National Dairy Development Board, Anand.
OBJECTIVES; To assist for starting Anand model milk producers union. To study the dairy development projects of each state & extent technical guidance for the societies. To start milk processing and storage centers . To help for the designing & construction of dairy plants.
Bulk purchase of goods & accessories for milk producers union in the country. Supplying information about dairy development projects.