Mumbai, 19 October, 2016 (GPN) : India’s second largest co-operative milk brand – ‘Nandini’ is set for an auspicious launch in Mumbai on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. Nandini Milk and Milk products namely liquid milk, long-life milk (flexi) and pasteurised curd is to be launched by Padma Vibhushan Dr D.Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari of the Shri Manjunatheshwara Temple, Shreekshetra Dharmasthala in Karnataka.
Mr H. S. Mahadev Prasad, Minister for Co-operatives and Sugar, Govt. of Karnataka released the nandini ‘Trupti’ milk. The nandini Curd released by Mr. A. Manju, Minister for Animal Husbandry and Sericulture, Govt of Karnataka. The other dignitaries include Mr. Gopal Shetty – MP – North Mumbai , Mr P. Nagaraju, Chairman, Karnataka Milk Federation, Mr Kondavadi Chandrashekhar, President, Tumkur Milk Union, Mr Rakesh Singh, IAS, Managing Director, Karnataka Milk Federation and Directors of Karnataka Milk Federation and Tumkur Co-operative Milk Producers’ Societies Union Ltd were present during the occation
The Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers Federation Ltd (KMF), the largest co-operative dairy federation in south India, has been playing a vital role in boosting the rural economy ever since its inception in 1975.
Over the last 40 years, KMF has turned Karnataka from a milk-deficit state into a milk-surplus state, thanks to strong co-operative dairy movement. KMF is striving to excel on three critical fronts namely quality, competitive price and service with a theme “QUALITY EXCELLENCE FROM COW TO CONSUMER”.
KMF with 14 member district Milk Unions and 13,000 villege level prcovers 22,000 villages, 13,000 milk co-operative societies, 14 district milk unions, 22 lakh milk producer members, 65 lakh kg of milk procurement each day and Rs 15 crore in payments per day to farmers with 65 more milk products