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Narasinh Narayan Godbole

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– Born in Dharwad
– Educated at Bombay University, obtaining BSc and MA degrees
– Professor at D. J. Sindh Government Science College and Government Dayal Singh College
– Invited by Madan Mohan Malaviya to establish the Department of Industrial Chemistry at Banaras Hindu University
– Appointed as the first principal of the College of Technology at BHU

– Advocate of lacto-vegetarianism
– Authored “Milk: The Most Perfect Food” in 1936
– Promoted the consumption of dairy products for religious and health reasons
– Corresponded with Mahatma Gandhi regarding the use of milk
– Book received positive reviews for its scientific approach and advocacy for vegetarian diet

– Passed away in Pune on 4 December 1984

Selected publications:
– “Milk: The Most Perfect Food” (1936)
– “Butter-Fat (Ghee)” (1939)
– “Rig-Vedic Sarasvati” (1963)

– Awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1965
– Member of the Indian Chemical Society
– Invented a Home Pasteurizer for domestic use
– Known for research on milk products and Sarasvati River
– Director of Industries of Rajasthan from 1949 to 1959

Narasinh Narayan Godbole (28 December 1887 – 4 December 1984) was an Indian food chemist and the first Director of Industries & Supplies of Government of Rajasthan.

Narasinh Narayan Godbole
Born(1887-12-28)28 December 1887
Died4 December 1984(1984-12-04) (aged 96)
Pune, India
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