Amul to set up Rs 500 Cr dairy plant in Telangana

The dairy giant, Amul, has announced the setting up of their largest plant in Telangana. It would invest Rs 500 crore in two phases to build the state-of-the-art facility. The plant will be made in a special food processing zone with an investment of about Rs 300 crore in the first phase, and Rs 200 crore in the second phase. It will provide direct employment to more than 500 people and opportunities to several ancillary industries.

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This will be Amul’s largest plant in south India with a capacity to process 5 lakh liters of milk per day. This capacity would be expandable to 10 lakh liters per day. Several products like packed milk, curd, buttermilk, lassi, yogurt, paneer, sweets, etc will be manufactured.


With this plant, Amul will strive to procure the required milk and other raw material from Telangana farmers and the various cooperatives and FPOs operating in the state. Amul will also set up its bakery production division in Telangana with a variety of products such as breads, biscuits, traditional sweets, and baked snacks.


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An MoU in this regard was signed in the presence of Telangana’s Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao in Hyderabad. Principal Secretary, Industry and Commerce, Jayesh Ranjan and Amul’s largest milk cooperatives, Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd – Sabar Dairy MD Babubhai M. Patel signed the MoU.


Rama Rao thanked the leadership team of Amul for deciding to set up their largest plant in Telangana while highlighting the all-around performance of the state. He also talked about the friendly industrial policy and the existing investment ecosystem. He said the state was experiencing a water revolution and was in the process of witnessing another white revolution (milk) with Amul entering into the state, which would add strength to its milk industry.


“We will soon deliver ‘Made in Telangana’ milk products.” - Babubhai Patel.
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