PM launches Amul plant

Though there had been several cancellations of Prime Minister meeting cooperators in the past he did find time to inaugurate a state of the art Amul cheese plant at the milk co-operative dairy plant of Banas dairy in Deesa in Banaskantha district of Gujarat on Saturday. Built at the cost of Rs 350 crore, cow […]

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NDDB: Dilip Rath appointed Chairman

“Dilip Rath has been appointed as Chairman of National Dairy Development Board with effect from 01.12.2016 for a period of two years or until further orders, whichever is earlier”, a notification by the  by Central Government reads. Rath has been continuing as interim Chairman since August and this notification has confirmed him in his job […]

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Vipul Chaudhary as MD of Dudhsagar!

Media reports say Vipul Chaudhary the famous cooperator from north Gujarat is trying to make a comeback as Managing Director of Dudhsagar Dairy. Earlier he was Chairman of this well-to-do dairy but the turn of events forced him to quit. Known as a high profile cooperator once upon a time, the downfall of Vipul Chaudhary […]

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Amul is not really impressed with GST

India’s largest milk cooperative Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) has not gone gaga over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as it fears its products will face the maximum tax rate under the new regime, reports Business Standard. While milk, curd (dahi) and buttermilk (chhas) continue to be exempted from tax coverage, some value-added […]

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Rio Olympics 2016 : Amul to sponsor Indian contingent

Continuing with its commitment for sports the leading dairy cooperative Amul has signed up as the official sponsor for the Indian contingent to the Rio Olympics 2016. The cooperative will launch a series of advertising campaigns for milk and other dairy products to promote this association. Earlier, it had sponsored athletes participating in the 2012 […]

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WB: Singh concerned with state of dairy development

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh took the meeting with the officers of the department of animal husbandry, fisheries and dairying on Tuesday in Kolkata and took stock of dairy development as well as progress in fisheries sector in the state. Milk production per animal in the state is 44% lesser in […]

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Ransom call made to Amul MD

The cooperative circle is abuzz with the news  of  GCMMF Managing Director R.S. Sodhi receiving a threat call from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari’s gang some days ago, according to media reports. The reports say the perpetrator claimed to be a member of the Pujari’s gang. The police have initiated a probe in the matter. “A few days […]

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Sodhi wants foreign dairies to buy milk here

Media reports that French dairy colossus Lactalis is doubling down its involvement in India’s dairy sector has enthused GCMMF-the biggest domestic player in the country. It would spur competition and would usher in an era of latest technologies, said Mr R S Sodhi, the MD of dairy major Amul. In Sodhi’s words” We welcome more […]

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