Project report on Kerala Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation
Project report on KERALA CO-OPERATIVE MILK MARKETING FEDERATION
KERALA CO-OPERATIVE MILK MARKETING FEDERATION (KCMMF) is popularly called as “MILMA”. It was established in april 1980. Its head office is situated in THIRUVANANTHAPURAM. In 1980 KCMMF was involved in identification of potential milk collection areas. It was also involved in formation of milk co-operatives & extension activities. In 1-04-1983 MILMA took over the marketing from the government for revenue earning activities.
The name milma represents:-
• 2,658 primary milk co-operative societies
• 7.5 lakhs farmer members
• Three Regional Co-operative Milk Producers' Union
• Eleven Dairies capable of handling 9.90 lakhs
litres of milk per day
• Thirteen Milk Chilling Centres
• Two Cattle Feed Plants with cumulative capacity of 600MT per day
• One Milk Powder Plant of 10MT per day capacity
• A well established Training Centre
• 5,200 retail outlets
• Over 32,000 people working either directly or indirectly for the functioning of milma
Apart from these we serve millions of consumers day-in and day-out.
- To channelise marketable surplus milk from the rural areas to urban deficit areas to maximize the returns to the producer and provide quality milk and milk products to the consumers .
- To carryout activities for promoting Production, Procurement, Processing and Marketing of milk and milk products for economic development of the farming community.
- To build up a viable dairy industry in the State.
- To provide constant market and stable price to the dairy farmers for their produce.
Source: Project report on Kerala Co-Operative Milk Marketing Federation