December 3, 2013
Amul Dairy received CII National Award for Food Safety 2013 for its Outstanding Performance in the Dairy Sector Manufacturing, Large Food Business Category. The award was received by Dr K Rathnam, General Manager (Operations) of Amul Dairy in a glittering function held in New Delhi on December 3, 2013 in presence of national and international dignitaries.
The National Award for Food Safety was instituted by Confederation of Indian Industry to promote internationally benchmarked best practices on Food Safety. Besides Global standards & Indian Regulations on Food Safety Systems, the model includes assessment of Social compliance & Organisational Improvement initiatives.
Amul Dairy was audited by a high level of team before declaring the award which found the overall effectiveness of the deployment of Amul Dairy’s Food Safety Infrastructure, Manufacturing Practices, Backward Integration and Consistent Quality to be exemplary and worthy of emulation. Amul Dairy has even taken the quality movement to its grass root operations like primary dairy cooperatives to get these systems conformed to International Quality Management Systems in additions to its entire operations which is unique to the dairy world. Amul continues to innovate and implement the best management practices to delight its consumers continuously.
In Past, Amul Dairy had been a recipient of several awards like GD Birla Award for Outstanding Contribution to Rural Upliftment, Sahakari Vikas Ratna Award, National Energy Conservation Award & National Productivity Awards.