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?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:
  • 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.

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