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Milestones
 
Year
   Particulars.
1973
Registration of milk union under Gujarat Co-op. Act,1962.
1975
Milk Union Administration was taken over by Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation(GDDC).
1977

The first election was held to elect the Board of Milk Union.

  The Then Chief Minister of Gujarat Hon’ble Late Shri Babubhai Jashbhai Patel laid foundation stone for establishing Dairy building at Godhra, in august presence of the then Panchayat Minister of Gujarat Hon’ble Late Shri Maneklal Gandhi.
1979
Milk Chilling Plant of 30,000 LPD capacity commissioned at Godhra, by GDDC.

1982

Tech. Input Services namely Animal Health & Artificial Insemination started under OF-II.

1983

The Administration of District Co-op. Milk Union was handed over to the elected Board, by GDDC.

1984

The chilling plant capacity was expanded from 30,000 to 60,000 kg per day. Ghee packing started.

1985

The milk processing capacity of plant was expanded from 60,000 kg to 1,00,000 kg per day. The Powder Plant having capacity of 10 MT per day was commissioned.

1993

Dairy Herd Improvement Programme Actions(DIPA), a field progeny testing programme launched  in collaboration with Baroda & Sabar Milk Unions under the technical guidance of NDDB.

1994

Milk Union got registered under Milk & Milk Product order (MMPO), Govt. of India. A Milk Chilling Plant at Chopada(Lunawada) commissioned to process 50,000 kg milk per day. Cluster Concept to increase coverage under Artificial Insemination was adopted .

1995

Liquid Milk Marketing in brands of Amul Gold & Amul Shakti started through GCMMF.

1996

First consignment of Amul Ghee exported to Dubai through GCMMF.

  A Concept of Total Quality Management(TQM) adopted.
  Milk Union got certification of Merit from National Productivity Council of India, for productivity performance during the year 95-96.
  Milk Union got certificate of Excellence by Institute of Economic Studies(IES), New Delhi for excellence in productivity, Quality Innovation & Management.

1997

Milk Union received Udyog Ratna Award.

  Milk Union started production of Table Butter under Amul Brand.
  Milk Union received National Productivity Award.

1998

The then Chief Minister of Gujarat Hon’ble Keshubhai Patel laid foundation stone for establishing Milk Chilling Centre at Limadi(Ta: Zalod).

  The Milk Union started village Self Leadership Improvement Programme known as Internal Consultant Development Programme through GCMMF.
  Milk Union got Udyog Ratan Award. 

1999

The Commercial Production of ‘Panchamrut Goras’ initiated.

  The Commercial Production of Amul Gulab Jamun Mix started.

2000

The Milk Union obtained ISO:9001 & HACCP certification from Quality Assurance Service, (QAS),Australia.

2001

Limadi Milk Chilling Centre having capacity to process 30,000 kg per day commissioned.

2002

Initiation of Shivrajpur Bulk Milk Chilling Unit, having the capacity of 1000 LPD.

2003

The Milk Chilling Capacity of Chopada Chilling Centre was doubled from 50,000 kg per day

2004

Panchmahal Cattle Feed Factory having capacity of 100 MT per day, inaugurated by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Narendrabhai Modi.

  Milk Union got Udyog Bharati Award by India Achievers Forum, New Delhi.

 

Milk Union got Bhartiya Nirman Gaurav Award by Business & Economic Society for reforms for Role in the process of Economic Reforms.

2005

The Milk Union started installing Bulk Milk Cooling Unit at Village Dairy Co-operative.

 

Milk Union got Recognition Certificate in linking tradition & technology for Dairy Farmers by World Bank, Washington DC.

2006

The Milk processing capacity of the Milk Union’s Plant expanded from  2,00,000 kg per day to 4,00,000 kg per day.

 

The commercial production and distribution of bypass cattle feed started.

  The production and distribution of Area Specific Mineral Mixture started.

2007

Started implementing Fertility Improvement Programme (FIP) under technical guidance and financial support from GCCMMF Ltd;Anand.

 

Acquired 25 acres of land of Moti Sarsan village of santrampur taluka for establishing Vegetable de-hydration plant for ginger,garlic and onon on co-operative basis.

 

The production and distribution of chelated mineral mixture.

2008

The milk union’s peak procurement crossed 5.5 lakh kgs of mik per day.

 

A bulk cooling unit of 10000 liters capacity, commissioned at Pipero (Ta: Dhanpur)

  Modified DIPA-a field progeny testing programme implemented with the help of NDDB.

2009

Modified DIPA-a field progeny testing programme implemented with the help of NDDB.