Chandigarh-Reiterating his agency dedication to additional strengthen Cooperative Entities of the state, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Tuesday launched Verka Fruit Yogurt, One Litre Packing of Fresh Cream and Extended Shelf Life UHT milk.
During the launching ceremony right here, the Chief Minister stated that Milkfed’s core energy lies in procuring highest quality milk and manufacturing of high quality milk merchandise.
He stated that so as to guarantee high quality merchandise, Milkfed has been investing closely on organising state-of-the-art milk vegetation & milk testing equipments, in order that the standard of each drop of milk is effectively checked in the whole worth chain and secure merchandise are delivered to shoppers.
Bhagwant Singh Mann knowledgeable that so as to present secure and high quality assured merchandise to shoppers, state of artwork infrastructure is being created at Verka Dairy Mohali with an outlay of Rs. 325 Crore beneath JICA thereby organising New Milk Processing Unit of 5LLPD capability with Value Added Product capability of 50MTPD for Curd, 4MPTD for Ghee and 10MPTD for Butter.
Speaking in regards to the growth of Verka, the Chief Minister stated that new merchandise have been added in Verka’s kitty at the moment with the launching of Fruit Yogurt in 100gm packing with three actual fruit varieties particularly Mango, Strawberry & Blueberry in 100 gm Cup, Fresh Cream in One Litre Pack with 120 days’ shelf life and Extended Shelf Life UHT milk with 90 days’ shelf life.
He lauded the efficiency of Milkfed in the course of the monetary yr 2022-23 & assured the dairy producers and shoppers that Milkfed is dedicated to offer high quality extension providers to dairy farmers and supply of high quality milk and milk producers to shoppers.
He additionally assured full help to Milkfed Punjab in attaining its mission and imaginative and prescient. Bhagwant Singh Mann urged farmers to offer most amount of Milk to Verka in order that the entity cound be capable of broaden its base, moreover providing profitable charges to the milk producers.
The Chief Minister assured Milkfed of well timed disbursement of budgetary provision of 100 crore monetary help from Govt of Punjab in order to enhance the procurement of milk and making the enterprise dynamics at par with different states.
Bhagwant Singh Mann appreciated the implementation of latest BIS SNF formulation by Milkfed, which goes to profit the dairy farmers of Punjab in a great distance and shall assist them in competing with main dairy gamers of India.
The Chief Minister stated that maintaining in view of the demand of the market, Milkfed has been launching new milk merchandise occasionally, which have been getting overwhelming response.
He stated that Milkfed is within the technique of widening its attain on PAN India foundation and launched contemporary milk and milk merchandise in Delhi & NCR markets. Apart from this, Milkfed is within the technique of consolidating its presence in Delhi & NCR market by means of opening 30 Verka Milk Booths at numerous stations of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and 100 Milk Booths at distinguished factors on MCD Delhi’s land. Bhagwant Singh Mann stated that stupendous efforts may also be made by Milkfed in reviving its outdated consolidated markets like Ahmadabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Jaipur.
Exuding confidence in regards to the overwhelming response to Verka’s merchandise, the Chief Minister stated that Milkfed has recorded an annual improve of 9% in Packaged Milk, 32% in Curd, 30% in Lassi. 23% in Paneer and 21% in Kheer as in comparison with Financial Year 2021-22 in the course of the Financial Year 2022-23.
On this event Chairman Milkfed Narinder Singh Shergill was additionally current.