First coordination meeting of Dairy Coop Societies

Gangtok, 06 Aug:

The first coordination meeting of Chairperson of Dairy Cooperative Societies of Khamdong route, Tumin route, Pendam route, Reshipaley route, Kamble route was organized by Sikkim Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd. Gangtok East Sikkim at the SAMETI Training Hall, Tadong today.

As per a press release, around 60 milk producers/farmers including secretaries and presidents of various Dairy Cooperative Societies from East district participated in the said meeting.

Chairperson National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India and Vice Chairperson Sikkim Milk Union, MangalJitRai chaired the programme wherein he urged the participating farmers to give their valuable suggestions and problems faced by them in taking up dairy farming. He also made a power point presentation about the organizational structure and the activities of the Sikkim Milk Union.

General Manager (HQ), SK Pradhan gave a brief speech about the election process of the union and delimitation of milk routes wherein he clarified about the particular routes being allocated to the elected board of directors.

The meeting also had an interactive session wherein the participating farmers placed their queries and suggestions

DGM (SMU), Dr. NK Pradhan replied to the queries raised by the members present and explained in detail about milk pricing and benefits extended to the farmers.

Theprogramme ended with vote of thanks by Jr. Field Supervisor, Jai PrakashGurung while the welcome address was earlier delivered by V.O. Dr. GanaRanjitGurung.