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Women societies’ revival sees big jump in milk procurement in AP

Women societies’ revival sees big jump in milk procurement in AP - Dairy News 7X7

The revival of women societies and strengthening of procurement mechanism have helped milk procurement jump multifold in the state. The state government’s Jagananna Paala Velluva scheme has completely transformed the milk procurement scenario as the women dairy farmers reaped rich dividends from the additional incentives granted by the state government as well as the timely payments made by the Amul. The procurement activity was initially […]

Amul caught in a fresh row over new AP dairy project

Amul caught in a fresh row over new AP dairy project - Dairy News 7X7

Co-operative giant Amul is trapped in a fresh controversy. This time trouble is brewing around its new dairy project in Andhra Pradesh. The dairy major, owned by Gujarat Milk Marketing Federation, is investing ₹385 crore to revive the Chittoor Co-operative Dairy. While it is geographically a strategic investment for Amul as it is close to […]

Lumpy skin disease spreads in AP, cattle population at risk

Lumpy skin disease spreads in AP, cattle population at risk - Dairy News 7X7

The lumpy skin disease (LSD), an infectious viral ailment among the cattle, is spreading in Andhra Pradesh, especially in the north coastal region, triggering concern among the dairy farmers and cattle breeders. Viral disease experts say LSD is a contagious viral disease and causes fever. It spreads among the cattle through mosquitoes, flies, lice and […]

Karnataka Milk Federation to stop milk supply to Anganwadis in AP

Karnataka Milk Federation to stop milk supply to Anganwadis in AP - Dairy News 7X7

The Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) has expressed its inability to supply milk to Anganwadis in Andhra Pradesh unless the latter immediately cleared the Rs 130 crore payment due and also increased the price by Rs 5 a litre. The milk supply from Karnataka, if stalled, could deprive over 20 lakh children under the age of six […]

District level closed dairy plants in AP to be leased out to Amul

District level closed dairy plants in AP to be leased out to Amul - Dairy News 7X7

The Gujarat-based milk products major, Amul, would soon take over all the milk dairies in the cooperative sector in the state. However, in the first phase, Amul wold get the dairies that were closed during the previous governments. The Amul would revive all these dairies and start milk procurement to benefit the farmers, particularly the women, […]

Amul begins milk procurement in Chittoor district

Amul begins milk procurement in Chittoor district - Dairy News 7X7

The collection of milk under the prestigious AP-Amul Milk Project will start in Chittoor district from Friday. To begin with the milk collection will be taken up in the select 50 villages each in Madanapalle and Ramasamudram mandals in the district which will be increased soon to 100 villages each in the two mandals. Also […]