September 29, 2014
Smt. Harsmirat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India, New Delhi visited Amul Dairy, Anand on September 29th 2014 for an exposure visit. The Minister was received by the Shri Ramsinh Parmar, Chairman, Amul Dairy & Dr K Rathnam, MD, Amul Dairy and was taken for a plant visit. She also visited GCMMF, where she was briefed the activities of Amul through a presentation. The Minister acknowledged the valuable contribution of Amul cooperative model in securing India’s food security & appreciated the fact that 33 lakhs farmer-members of Amul have benefited immensely from market access, financial linkages and value-additional through marketing & technological innovations provided by the cooperative.
Amul is indeed the pride of India, a jewel for the farmers and dairy producers all over the nation.
I enjoyed my visit and wish Amul all the best. Hope you expand to help the dairy producers in North India too!