“In West Bengal dairy is growing at just two to a few for every cent towards countrywide regular of 5 for every cent, even with the point that the state has every little thing from raw product to demand from customers,” RS Sodhi, Controlling Director of GCMMF, owner of Amul brand name advised news company PTI.
What is demanded is organising dairy farmers and procurement of milk procedures and Amul is eager in hand keeping the state authorities in giving knowhow and technological assistance to enhance yeild, he reported.
The state generates 5 million tonne of raw milk towards a demand from customers of 10-12 million tonne.
Amul has presently firmed up to set up a centralised milk processing plant on a 17-acre plot at Sankrail food stuff park in Howrah from West Bengal Industrial Development Company. “We will have the plant completely ready in the future a person calendar year, ” Mr Sodhi reported.
The proposed plant will manufacture UHD milk, yoghurt and ghee, other than usual milk.
Amul in a tie-up has set up a 200 TPD cattle feed plant intended for farmers in Amul’s fold and also for offering in the current market.
Meanwhile, Indian Dairy Association Chairman (east) R Chattopadyay reported an worldwide dairy meeting would be held in Bengal in 2019 to deliver the state in concentrate.