While State-owned Aavin procured about 36 lakh litres, the remaining was procured by private dairy companies for commercial market.
Govt move to boost co-op’s finances will benefit 2.15 cr card holders
Dairy farmers are elated at Chief Minister MK Stalin’s announcement to include Aavin ghee in the Pongal gift hamper to be distributed to ration card holders.
Initially, Nalathambi allegedly sought Rs 25 lakh for the posting but obtained Rs 5 lakh extra saying the job was in high demand.
He said that they had raised a complaint with Coimbatore Aavin management.
He said this while addressing a review meeting at Aavin headquarters in Nandanam.
With milk powder stock reaching 16,000 metric tonnes, the State-owned Aavin is set to launch bulk milk sale in the next few days to reduce the piling up of milk powder.
Chief Minister MK Stalin presented commercial agreement orders to six wholesale dealers on Saturday for selling Aavin products to other countries and States.
The cards belong to consumers who relocated or stopped renewing them every month.
Want procurement price to be increased by Rs 10 per litre, say last hike was two years ago
Jayaraman alleged that some private agents who distribute Aavin milk sell it at Rs 0.50-1 per litre more than the MRP.
A news report titled ‘Rs 5.9 crore scam froths up in Aavin’ was published in this paper on July 28 stating that documents related to the expenses of Rs 5.93 crore were destroyed.
Five top officials from cooperative audit dept colluded with seven Aavin officials
Proposals include increasing capacities of three dairies at Madhvaram, Salem, and Thanjavur by 7.5 lakh litres a day
The C&F agents previously acted as a link between wholesale distributors and Aavin facilitated bulk transportation centres in Chennai and suburban areas.