With activities such as eminent lectures, the exhibition of dairy and related products from
various parts of India, and the presentation of case studies & networking forums for various
stakeholders in the dairy sector, Cultural events such as ‘Dairy Literature and Poetry’, the
summit marks an important milestone in the roadmap towards establishing sustainable livelihood
opportunities and entrepreneurship development in the dairy sector across the state.
Delegates across the country from various government departments and organisations like
NDDB, NDRI, IVRI, CCBF, APICOL, ICAR, CEDSI, NSDC, etc., will grace the event.
Some of the state’s eminent dairy & animal husbandry experts and entrepreneurs in attendance
shall include Shri Suresh Kumar Vashishth, Commissioner-cum- Secretary, Fisheries & Animal
Resources Development Department; Dr Ashok Pattanaik, a Fullbright Fellowship recipient; Dr
TK Mohanty, a prominent researcher with decades of experience; Smt. Pallavi Vyas, an award-
winning entrepreneur; Dr Ramadevi Nimmanapalli, biomedical devices expert; and Dr
Chandrahas, an inventor & gold medalist, among many others.
Participation also includes representatives from several milk unions, milk cooperative societies
and successful dairy entrepreneurs from across the state. Around 2,000 people are expected
to attend the event.
This highly interactive event will provide insights into cooperative management,
government schemes and initiatives, technological advancements & innovations, and the
development of a skilled ecosystem. Moreover, an exhibition will be organized to demonstrate
the technological advancements in the sector.
An ongoing district-level quiz competition has been organised across schools and institutions &
the winners will be awarded during the event.
Date : 21st & 22nd December 2022
Venue: Koshal Kala Mandal Field, Near Bhagirathi Square, Balangir, Odisha