Amul MD calls on Advisor Ganai

Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (popular Amul brand) RS Sodhi along with members of Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producers’ Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) Thursday called on Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and apprised him about the progress on various dairy development activities undergoing in the state.
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 Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (popular Amul brand) RS Sodhi along with members of Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producers' Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) Thursday called on Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and apprised him about the progress on various dairy development activities undergoing in the state.

According to an official spokesperson, the advisor was informed that Milk procurement of JKMPCL has increased from 11.8 lakh kg per year in 2004-05 to 121.8 lakh kg per year, which shows growth of 930 percent in last 14 years.

During the year 2017-18, JKMPCL had procured 121.8 lakh kg milk per year from more than 17,000 milk producer members through 450 Village Dairy Cooperative Societies and there are  230 VDCS operational in Jammu and 220 VDCS in Srinagar, the advisor was further informed.

For Social upliftment and economic empowerment of milk producer members, the MD said that JKMPCL has focused on hand folding the marginalized and under privileged communities by providing them a remunerative market for their produce throughout the year.

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