Coordination with Scientific and Regulatory Bodies - Domestic

NDDB provides inputs on quality aspects related to dairying to Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying (DAHD), Government of India. NDDB also provides science based opinions to the FSSAI, BIS and the Export Inspection Council of India.

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
NDDB engages with FSSAI on:
i. Providing suggestions on framing domestic standards and regulations
ii. Providing inputs for harmonising domestic food regulations with Codex or other International regulations.
iii. Reviewing draft standard notifications and notices.

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)
Works with BIS in framing and upgrading standards relevant to milk and milk products, specifications, farm level chilling, processing, hygiene and sanitation requirements etc. NDDB is actively involved in reviewing and framing product standards, process equipment standards, food safety hygiene system management etc. in the Food and Agriculture Division (FAD) through its various Committees (FAD C, FAD 19, FAD 15 & FAD 24) .

Export Inspection Council (EIC)
Participates in Inter Departmental Panel (IDP) of Export Inspection Agency (EIA) for approval/renewal of dairy units under the Export of Milk Products (Quality Control & Inspection) Rules, 2000 .