Milestones

Milestones
Year

1973

Registration of milk union under Gujarat Co-op. Act,1962.

Year

1975

Milk Union Administration was taken over by Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation(GDDC).

Year

1977

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

Year

1979

Milk Chilling Plant of 30,000 LPD capacity commissioned at Godhra, by GDDC.

Year

1982

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

Year

1983

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

Year

1984

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

Year

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.

Year

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.

Year

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.