Milk is procured from the Village level societies twice a day. The milk cost payment is made on the basis of quality test which consists of Fat and Solids not fat content. At present Rs. 224/- is paid for 1 Kg. of total solids for cow milk.
A minimum of 25 or more individuals competent to contract under section 11 of the Indian Contract Act of 1872, owning milch animals, can form a Primary Dairy Cooperative Society, with one or more villages as its area of operation.
The union milk Procurement wing consists of both procurement and Animal Health Coverage. The procurement activity of the union is collecting milk from 480 societies. through 23 milk collection- routes in both Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi district
Types of milk such as standardized milk, High fat, High Protein milk, are being prepared to the requirements of the consumers.
At present this union is marketing 60,000 LPD approximately in the Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts through its Agents, booths and Parlours.
“Milk is chilled by ice to a temperature of 4 0 C or below. It is an intermediate processing before heat treatment of milk. Milk chilling provides ease and ample time for transshipment to processing plant. Chilling of milk minimizes the souring and spoilage.”
“In dairy farming a bulk milk cooling tank is a large storage tank for cooling and holding milk at a cold temperature until it can be picked up by a milk hauler. The bulk milk cooling tank is an important piece of dairy farm equipment.”
“Artificial insemination (AI) is the process of collecting sperm cells from a male animal and manually depositing them into the reproductive tract of a female. Increased efficiency of bull usage: During natural breeding, a male will deposit much more semen than is theoretically needed to produce a pregnancy.”
Dr.V. Arunagirinathan - Asst.General Manager
R.John Sunil - Manager (Dairy)
S.Muthupandian - Manager (Admin)
Shaw Nawaz.R.M.A.H - Deputy manager(D.E)
S.Divanoli - Manager(Transport)
S.Shanthi - Marketing Manager
Srirenganadhadhurai - Assistant General Manager (Finance)
Dr.S.Sudalai - Manager (Products)
Priyanga Ramachandran - Deputy Manager (systems)