MP Dairy Federation's Sanchi to send milk powder to Nepal

Bhopal, May 9: Madhya Pradesh Dugdha Mahasangh (MP dairy federation) will send its Sanchi milk packets to quake-torn Nepal following a request from the Centre.

"Madhya Pradesh Dugdha Mahasangh has received a letter to supply milk powder to quake-hit Nepal from the Centre. The Federation's managing director has given consent for the same at a meeting in New Delhi," Federation spokesperson said today.

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Besides, the Federation will also supply 450 MT whole (pure) milk powder to the country's defence forces. It has also received an order to supply 33 MT whole milk powder and 10,000 kg pure ghee from Indo-Tibet Border Police, he added.

Through efforts of Diary Federation, order for supply of 400 MT white butter has been received by Bhopal and Ujjain diary federations from Haryana. Meanwhile, demand for Sanchi ghee and butter in the state is constantly rising and in the last four months, sale of Sanchi ghee rose from 1100 MT to 1600 MT, the spokesman said.

Sale of butter from Sanchi parlours in the state has gone up to 27 tonnes from 10 tonnes, he added, adding, milk collection in the state has increased by 36 per cent, up from target of 26 per cent.

The Federation has signed an agreement with Rajya Shiksha Kendra for supplying milk and milk products to Kasturba Gandhi Residential Girls Hostels, he added.


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