Haryana Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said that Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited, (HAFED), will be setting up an ‘Ultra Modern Mustard Oil Mill’

Chandigarh, July 2- Haryana Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said that Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited, (HAFED), will be setting up an ‘Ultra Modern Mustard Oil Mill’ with a capacity of over 100 MT at Rampura in district Rewari. Besides this, a 20,000 metric ton warehouse will also be constructed on 5 acres of land in this campus. He stated that through modernization techniques, the crushing capacity of the existing oil mills at Rewari and Narnaul would also be enhanced.

The Minister shared this information while chairing the review meeting of works and projects being carried out by HAFED held here today.

In the meeting, he said that HAFED would also be setting up a modern turmeric plant and cold storage having a capacity of 500 MT at Taraori in district Karnal. He said that to increase its product range and for commercial sale, HAFED will launch Wheat Bran products. It will also set up a jaggery manufacturing unit at Assandh sugar mill.

During the meeting, Minister also reviewed procurement of Wheat, Mustard, Sunflower And Gram and expressed his satisfaction on the efficient procurement of farmers’ crops done by State Government despite difficulties due to COVID-19 Pandemic. HAFED Managing Director and other officials were also present at the meeting.

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Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (HDDCF) will come up with the supply of fortified Sweetened Flavoured Skimmed Milk Powder (SFSMP)

Chandigarh, July 2- Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation (HDDCF) will come up with the supply of fortified Sweetened Flavoured Skimmed Milk Powder (SFSMP) for children (1- 6 years), pregnant women and lactating mothers by mid-July 2020 in Aanganwadi Centres under the Supplementary Nutrition Programme of Women and Child Development Department. Approximately 5800 Metric Ton SFSMP will be supplied in a year.

This information was delivered at a meeting of Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation chaired by Haryana Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal here today. In this meeting, the Cooperation Minister also reviewed the works of the Federation. Besides this, Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation is also in discussions with Himachal Pradesh Horticultural Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation Ltd (HPMC) for marketing of HPMC juices/drinks in Tetra Pack at the Vita Booths.

In the meeting, the Cooperation Minister instructed the officials that the DPR of the proposed UHT Tetra Pack Plant in Rohtak announced by Haryana Chief Minister during the budget speech of 2020-21 be got prepared soon and work for setting up the first Tetra Pack Plant in Haryana should be initiated.

The Cooperation Minister directed the officials that the Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation should open more milk booths/parlors so that Vita milk and milk products are easily available to the people thereby increasing the profitability of the Federation and Milk Unions, which will enable price incentive and bonus to the milk producers on the pattern of Amul.

In the meeting, the Cooperation Minister also reviewed the status of setting up of a modern milk plant in Southern Haryana. It was also informed at the meeting that National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has been entrusted to submit a detailed project report within a week. The search for land for setting up of the plant is in progress, he added.

During the meeting, the Minister also directed the officials to explore the possibilities of shifting of Milk Plants at Ambala and Ballabgarh outside the city limits. He also directed the officers to conduct a detailed study of the staff position at the Federation and the Union level.

Among those present during the occasion were Managing Director (HDDCF), Mr. A. Sreenivas, Chief Administrative Officer (HDDCF), Mr. Rohit Yadav along with other senior officers.