Varsha Joshi’s tenure as Chairman of NDDB ended on 31st May, 2021
Meenesh Shah, Executive Director, National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has taken over additional charge of the post of Chairman, NDDB for a period of six months with effect from 1st June, 2021 until further orders. Varsha Joshi’s tenure as Chairman of NDDB ended on 31st May, 2021.
Shah obtained his BSc degree in Dairy Technology from Sheth MC College of Dairy Science (Anand Agricultural University), Anand and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA).
He has multidimensional experience in the dairy sector for more than 35 years in Research & Development, Product & Process Development, Project Appraisal & Finance, Cooperative Services and Project Management of National Dairy Plan (NDP I) – the recently concluded Central Sector Scheme funded by the World Bank. He is also on the governing boards of NDDB Dairy Services (NDS), IDMC Limited, National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India (NCDFI) Ltd, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd (MDFVPL) etc.
He is member secretary of the Indian National Committee (INC) of International Dairy Federation (IDF) and also member of standing committee on dairy policy and economics of International Dairy Federation (IDF).