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Dairy Co-ops: Sodhi pitches for youth participation

Speaking on the occasion of international conference on South -South and Triangular Cooperation GCMMF MD R S Sodhi outlined a strategy aimed at enlisting the youth into dairy cooperative movement. Conceding that the milk industry is not glamorous enough to attract today’s youth Sodhi talked about Amul’s new initiative ”cow to consumer”. Under this programme, […]

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Sumul Kisan Bazar on anvil

After IFFCO Bajar, there is a new player emerging fast on the scene. Surat District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union which sells its majority products under the brand AMUL is planning to open ‘Sumul Kisan Bazar’ in the current financial year. The aim is to help farmers get good return on their produce, claims its CEO. […]

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Remembering Kurien on 5th anniversary

Several people took to social media to greeting the man who made India from a milk deficient country into the largest producer of milk in the world. An icon of India’s cooperative movement and the dairy industry Dr Verghese Kurien had passed away this very day on 9 September 2012. Verghese Kurien was born on […]

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UP: Dairy revolution on anvil; Sodhi meets Yogi

With changing of the guard in Uttar Pradesh, Amul-the leading dairy cooperative in the country is likely to help Parag the UP state dairy cooperative start a new chapter. A high-level delegation from GCMMF visited Lucknow last week in this connection, say media reports. Though Amul already had its operations in Uttar Pradesh, a friendly […]

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Amul gives MNCs a run for their money: Sodhi

GCMMF managing director R.S. Sodhi recently said in Kolkata Amul outshines all other brands including MNCs in the consumer goods segment. Entangled legally with HuL over an advt, Sodhi is confident in particular of outsmarting Hindustan Lever sooner than later. Sodhi, who announced in Kolkata the official sponsorship of the New Zealand cricket team, said […]

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SC upholds Vipul removal, reduces his banishment

The Supreme Court has given a mixed ruling for Vipul Chaudhary in that while the court has upheld his removal from chairmanship Mehsana district cooperative milk producers’ union , it has offered him limited relief reducing his disqualification period from six years to four years for holding positions in the cooperative sector in Gujarat, reports […]

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Amul-HuL row: Hearing continues so does the advt

The ongoing hearing in the matter of Amul advertisement remained inconclusive even as the Bombay High Court has asked whether the Amul ice cream advertisement can say ‘vanaspati oil yani vegetable oil’. The advertisement, will continue to be aired, as the court passed no immediate order to stay it, and will hear both sides in […]

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Amul parlour demolition: GCMMF calls it anti-farmer

GCCMF, the owner of famed brand Amul has reacted strongly against the demolition of its parlours by Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) and has called it an anti-farmer move. The act of demolition has been very arbitrary on the part of Vadodara Municipal Corporation and against the interests and source of livelihood of 36 lakh farmer […]

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