Record milk turnover

CHANDIGARH, DEC.6. The Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation and its six constituent milk unions have achieved a sales turnover of Rs.351.45 crores during the last financial year since their inception.

An official spokesman said here today that the Federation was packing 3.50 lakh litres of milk per day for Mother Dairy at its milk plants in Rohtak, Jind and Ballabgarh.

Milk is being collected at the village level by about 4,000 cooperative societies from the members and sold to the unions. Apart from the Federation, the cooperative societies and milk unions had also earned profits during 2003-04 despite paying 17.67 per cent higher milk procurement price to the producers as compared to last year, it is officially claimed.

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