The Banaskantha District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd (BDCMPUL) popularly known as Banas Dairy procured record 82 lakh litres per day (LLPD) milk on Monday.
Monday’s milk collection was the highest that Asia’s largest dairy registered. It is higher than the last year’s single day peak that stood at 73.71 LLPD.
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“This became possible because of the hard work of our women dairy farmers,” said dairy’s chairman Shankar Chaudhary. He added that Radhanpur and Khemana have emerged as prominent milk shed areas this year.
“We have been supplying 13 LLPD milk to Mother Dairy. Also, we are also supplying milk to Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana,” he said.
Chaudhary said that the milk union is proud that it has lion’s share amongst all members union of the GCMMF which collectively procures 225 Lakhs litres of milk per day.
Source : The Times of India Jan,5,2021