Jammu: Director Animal Husbandry Jammu Dr. Sagar D. Doifode Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) Milk Plant at Satwari, Jammu and interacted with the management there.
During his visit, the Director thoroughly examined the milk processing infrastructure and its various units including Paneer making unit, Ghee making unit, Curd making unit, Laboratory, Cold storage, Ice cream making unit, Packaging section
The Director was informed by the CEO-JKMPCL that the organization has an over 10000 membership base of local dairy farmers with linkages to around 400 village Dairy Cooperative Societies and the installed processing capacity of the unit is around one lakh litres of milk per day.
The Director issued on spot instructions to the Chief Animal Husbandry Officer Jammu to organize special exposure visits of the budding dairy entrepreneurs so that the culture of cooperatives is promoted amongst them for their socio-economic betterment. He further added that such visits shall keep them informed and aware of the latest technological advancements in the Dairy Technology industry and facilitate adoption of good management practices in the production & processing of clean milk.