June 09 2020
APM Terminals Pipavav celebrated “20th World Milk Day”
APM Terminals Pipavav celebrated “20th World Milk Day” on June 1, 2020. The theme this year was `Milk—The Complete Food.’’ The port organised a series of online events this year due to the lock-down. The webinar on “Milk – The Complete Food” focused on the nutritional and therapeutic value of milk and the key role the dairy industry plays in physical sustenance; was attended by over 300 people. The youngsters enjoyed the creative activities like slogan & poem writing on milk and “picture with my livestock”. A week-long celebration from May 25th to June 1st; saw enthusiastic participation from over 500 youngsters from 34 villages around the port.
World Milk Day was established by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations on 1st June 2001 to recognize the importance of milk as a global food, and to celebrate the dairy sector. Each year, the benefits of milk and dairy products have been actively promoted around the world, including how dairy supports the livelihoods of people.