Amul milk producers make necessary arrangements for cashless transactions

New Delhi [India], Nov 22 : Chairman, GCMMF (AMUL) Jethabhai Patel has announced that in view of the demonetization of currency notes by Central Government, the company has made necessary arrangement to pay milk producer members for their milk price through direct credit in their bank account.

He further informed that 60 percent of milk producers already have bank accounts, but, due to some vested interests, the payment was made in cash.

"We are in the process of opening of the bank account for milk producers who do not have their bank account. There has been a constant stress for the need to go for cashless transactions for the last couple of years," said Jethabhai Patel.

Amul wins World Dairy Innovation Award 2014

Amul wins World Dairy Innovation Award 2014Anand ( Gujarat), June 19- India's Amul has won the World Dairy Innovation Award-2014 for the best marketing campaign for its "Eat Milk with Every Meal" campaign.

The finalists and winners in the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2014 were announced on June 17 at the 8th Global Dairy Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.

K. M Jhala, Chief General Manager of Amul, received the award.

The entry of the launch of Amul Kool in PET bottle was chosen as a finalist for the best innovation in brand extension.

Amul raises concerns over FTA being negotiated with EU

Amul raises concerns over FTA being negotiated with EUThe free trade agreement (FTA) being negotiated between India and the EU could severely affect India's Rs 3 lakh crore milk processing industry, dairy co-operative Amul has warned.

R S Sodhi, managing director of Amul - the leading dairy co-operative of India - said that meeting the EU's demands while finalizing the FTA would adversely affect the local milk processing industry.

The Milkman of India passes away

The Milkman of India passes awayDr. Verghese Kurien, the father of White Revolution, passed away on Sunday at the age of 90, leaving the Co-operative milk sector in deep gloom.

Dr. Kurien started his career as a mechanical engineer but later he turned to dairy engineering. He played a leading role in the world’s biggest dairly development program called Operation Flood, and the dedication and commitment of the this visionary put the small town of Anand in Gujarat on the dairy map of the world.

Amul posts 19% growth in fiscal year of 09-10

AmulAmul has seen a significant growth in its total turnover in the fiscal year of 2009-10. Amul is the popular brand of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) and all the diary product of the company is being marketed under this name only.

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation has announced that there has been a growth of 19.3% in the turnover of the firm in the 2009-10 financial year against its corresponding quarter last year.

The turnover of GCMMF has been recorded Rs 8,005 crore in the year under review. The company has posted a turnover of Rs 6,711 crore in 2008-09.

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