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Banas Dairy’s First Plant in NCR

February 17, 2014 - Anand, Gujarat , India

The largest member union of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., (GCMMF), Banaskantha District Co-operative Milk Producer’s Union Ltd., (Banas Dairy) has completed the foundation stone laying ceremony for its first milk processing plant outside Gujarat at Faridabad, Haryana. The plant has initially milk processing capacity of 10 Lakhs Liters per Day and it is expandable to 15 Lakhs Liters Per Day. This is the fourth plant in NCR for member unions of GCMMF after two plants started at Manesar and Dharuhera by Mehsana District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd., Dudhsagar Dairy and one plant being commissioned at Rohtak, Haryana by Sabarkantha District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd., Sabar Dairy.

Banaskantha Milk Union plans to invest approx Rs. 300 crores for creating milk processing facilities at Faridabad. The plant will manufacture products like pouch milk, curd, butter milk and Ice Cream under brand name of “Amul”.

Amul is the largest selling brand of milk in Delhi and NCR region with daily sales of 25 Lakhs litres. The sales volume is expected to increase by 10-15% annually during next 5 – 7 years.

Banaskantha Milk Union is the largest member union of GCMMF. It procures milk from more than 3.5 Lakhs milk producer members of Banaskantha district of Gujarat and procures approx 33 lakhs liters of milk Per day from Gujarat.

On this auspicious occasion Shri Parthibhai Bhatol, Chairman, Banaskantha Milk Union has stated that the plant will benefit consumers as well as milk producer members of Haryana as Banaskantha Milk Union would increase its milk procurement from the adjoining NCR.

Shri Sanjay Karamchandani, Managing Director, Banaskantha Milk Union has stated that we have initiated expansion as per guidelines of GCMMF and in line with mission 2020 strategy prepared for our member union.

Shri Parthibhai Bhatol, Shri Sanjay Karamchandani, all Board of Director of Banaskantha Milk Union and Shri R S Sodhi, Managing Director, GCMMF graced the occasion. 

Source: Business Wire India


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