Q. With reference to National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), consider the following statements?
1. It is a statutory body and an institute of national importance.
2. The NDDB is headquartered in New Delhi.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
- Statement 1 is correct: The NDDB is a statutory body and an institute of national importance, established by an act of the Indian Parliament in 1965. It was founded by Dr Verghese Kurien, often called ‘India’s milkman’.
- Statement 2 is incorrect: The NDDB was created to boost, finance and support producer-owned and controlled organisations in the dairy industry. The NDDB is headquarteredin Anand, Gujarat.