JAGTIAL: The Karimnagar Milk Producer Company Limited also known as Karimnagar Dairy has embarked upon an ambitious task of training and capacity building of Milk Procurement Institutions (MPI) presidents, milk producers and other functionaries.
Accordingly, an awareness and educational programme was organised by the MPI presidents and milk producers in Vempeta village Bulk Milk Cooling Unit of Metpally mandal on Wednesday (January 25, 2023). Karimnagar Dairy chairman Ch Rajeshwar Rao, Dairy Advisor Dr V Hanumantha Reddy, Institute of Cooperative Management (ICM) retired principal Dr Srinivas and others attended the programme.
Speaking on the occasion, the Dairy chairman said that Karimnagar Dairy was focussing on providing rural milk producers with greater access to the organised milk-processing sectors by strengthening and expanding the village-based milk procurement systems to collect milk in a fair and transparent manner. Stating that Dairy cooperatives ensure livelihood opportunities for the rural people, he called upon the farmers to take up dairy units for an alternate and regular source of income.
ICM retired principal Dr Srinivas explained the strengthening of the MPIs and enrolment of more milk producers to increase milk procurement. The MPI presidents were empowered on how to run the societies successfully by motivating the farmers to increase milk production etc.
Dairy Advisor Hanumantha Reddy explained to the farmers the need to increase milk production in dairy animals by efficient feed management. Stating that the profitability of dairying depends on breed, management and feeding practices, he said that feeding plays a very important role in the growth and development of dairy animals. He educated about the growing of fodder plots and the supply of mineral mixture to the animals with the support of Karimnagar dairy.