NDDB launches Giftmilk for children’s nutritional support.

As part of its initiative to eradicate malnutrition and promote consumption of milk in children, the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) foundation for Nutrition (NFN) launched its programme, ‘Giftmilk’ on Friday.

The first phase of the programme, launched in partnership with the Indian Immunologicals Ltd (IIL), was inaugurated at the Zilla Parishad School in Laxmapur village of the Ranga Reddy District.

Milk programme for school children
Milk programme for school children

Excited schoolchildren enjoyed drinking flavoured milk from Mother Dairy. The initiative will be implemented throughout the year and will be monitored by NFN.

Speaking at the occasion, T Nanda Kumar, Chairman, NDDB said, “The NFN will work with milk cooperatives to provide milk to schoolchildren.

This is an effort to ensure that every child, across the nation, remains fit and healthy.” M Raghunandan Rao, District Collector, Ranga Reddy, KV Balasubramaniam, MD, IIL and Dr K Anand Kumar, Deputy MD were present at the occasion.