SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL) in 2017-18 registered a turnover of Rs 52.37 cr with total milk and curd sale of 128 lakh litres. JKMPCL as on date has a farmer base of 16000 milk producer members associated through 450 village dairy co-operative societies.
This was revealed by the CEO, JKMPCL in a meeting held here with Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Asgar Hassan Samoon on Tuesday to review the functioning of Jammu Kashmir Milk Producers Cooperative Limited (JKMPCL), an official handout read.
JKMPCL shares its market presence through pouch milk, curd and ghee under the brand name ‘Snow Cap’ in Jammu and Srinagar city, it read.
Various issues including those faced by Varmul Milk/Dairy Co-operative Society Federation Ltd., Baramulla for establishment of dairy plants and the commissioning of bulk milk cooler at Kralpora, Kupwara were discussed threadbare.
Samoon also discussed issues raised by the officers of Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department and public representatives of district Baramulla and district Kupwara, the handout added.