Coordination on Scientific & Technical matters - International
The Group provides science based inputs to the CODEX/WTO/IDF for amending/reviewing/updating the standards, product specifications, packaging and labelling, methods of sampling and analysis etc.
International Dairy Federation (IDF)
NDDB works as Secretariat of the Indian National Committee (INC) of IDF and the group coordinate the activities of the INC-IDF.
Participation in electronic working groups (eWG) and as a member on various standing committees of INC-IDF. Experts nominated in the committee work for development of new standards/ revising the existing standards/ guidelines etc.
Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX)
Working in close coordination with various committees of Codex Alimentarius.
- Provides technical inputs to National Codex Contact Point (NCCP), Government of India on issues related to dairy.
- Participating in electronic working groups (eWG) in various Codex Committees for development of new standards/ revising the existing standards/ guidelines etc.
- Actively participate in Codex Committee Meetings.
World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Coordinate with SPS/TBT National Enquiry Point (authorised firm by Govt. of India) by keeping close track on various WTO Notifications issued under Sanitary and Phytosanitory measures (SPS) and or Technical barrier to trade (TBT) related to dairy.