Amul’s RS Sodhi elected to board of global dairy body

Amul manager RS Sodhi has been unanimously elected to the board of the Intercontinental Dairy Federation (IDF) during the Common Assembly of IDF held on June 1.

The Running Director of Amul marketer Gujarat Cooperative Milk Advertising Federation Ltd (GCMMF) was nominated by Indian Countrywide Committee to IDF, which was unanimously accepted, an formal statement educated on Wednesday.

Commenting on his nomination to IDF, Sodhi reported, “It is an honour for me to stand for the world’s biggest milk generating place and contribute to marketing Sustainable Goals of dairying and also meet up with the United Nations Sustainable Growth Goals.”

Sodhi has put in approximately 4 a long time with the cooperative dairy behemoth Amul. His contribution in creating Amul between the world’s prime ten dairy manufacturers has been remarkable.

The organization turnover of GCMMF has grown by 390 for every cent from ₹8,005 crore in 2009-ten to ₹39,238 crore during 2020-21.

Notably, in November final year, Countrywide Dairy Growth Board (NDDB)’s then chairman Dilip Rath was unanimously elected to the board of the international dairy human body.

IDF is an international non-governmental, non-income association having associates from Countrywide Committees constituted by dairy organisations in every place. India is represented by the Countrywide Committee (INC) of the IDF. The Secretary (ADF), Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India is the President of the INC-IDF and NDDB, as its Secretariat, coordinates its pursuits.

‘Co-operative approach’

Sodhi further more extra that India’s cooperative method constitutes an important strategy by which tens of millions of dairy farmers are staying empowered to have a level playing field in the sector and get a good share of the benefit of milk. “Dairying is the growth motor of our farm sector. It is not only about providing nourishment to shoppers but also about making certain sustainable livelihood for our dairy farmers.”

The amazing growth and self-sufficiency in the dairy sector has been manufactured possible by the concerted efforts of the dairy farmers, Government of India, NDDB and several other stakeholders.

The international dairy sector is poised to engage in an crucial function towards conference the UN Sustainable Growth Objective aimed at eliminating hunger by 2030.