India is the largest producer of milk. While our country celebrates the World Milk Day on June 1 each year, it also celebrates National Milk Day on November 26th. This day marks the birth anniversary of Verghese Kurien, the Father of White Revolution in India. In connection with National Milk Day celebration, College of Dairy Science and Technology, Pookode and Centre for One Health Education Advocacy Research and Training (COHEART) jointly organized one day seminar Paalpayasam 2018 on November 26th 2018 at Sulthan Bathery Dairy Co-operative society. Programme was inaugurated by Sri T.L .Sabu Chairperson, Sulthan Bathery Muncipality. Sri K.K.Poulose , President Sultan bathery DCS presided the function. Special Officer, Smt.Archana Chandran, delivered keynote address. Smt. Prajeesha, dairy Extension Officer, Sultan Bathery and Dr.. Rahila M.P, Assistant Professor felicitated the gathering.
A seminar on ‘Effect of climate change on animal diseases’ was handled by Dr. Rathish R.L, Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Practical session on preparation of Paneer and Milk Chocolate was handled by Ms. Ankitha .Anto.C (DEO on deputation) and Mr. Ammiti Murali (Teaching Assistant).
A total of 80 farmers and 20 students participated in the programme. An exposure visit to Wayanad Milk was arranged after the semina