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Dr.Amrita Patel awarded with the Mahindra Lifetime Achievement Award

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Dr Amrita Patel has been conferred with the Mahindra Samriddi India Agri Lifetime Achievement Aear-Krishi Shiromani Samman in New Delhi.

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  • Dr Patel is the current Chairman of Charutar Arogya MandalDr.Amrita Patel awarded with the Mahindra Lifetime Achievement Award
  • She is the former Chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and served as its chief from 1998 to 2014
  • Dr Patel had played an important role in the implementation of Operation Flood, the largest developmental programme in the world.
  • The programme helped to promote, finance and deliver a variety of supporting services to a national cooperative dairy structure that transformed the lives of millions of marginalised and small farmers and milk producers
  • She was conferred with the award by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh
  • The award was presented to her for her contribution that made a difference in the field of agriculture to increase productivity and rural prosperity

Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards

  • The Mahindra Samriddhi India Agri Awards were instituted by Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, Farm Equipment Sector.
  • The lifetime achievement award is presented to a renowned personality in the agri space whose contribution is recognized at national and international levels.
  • The awards are a platform to share best practices in agriculture for a larger community benefit