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After Andhra, Amul sets its foot in Telangana!

After Andhra, Amul sets its foot in Telangana!

Gujarat-based dairy giant Amul, which has successfully taken over the milk procurement business in Andhra Pradesh in collaboration with the YSR Congress party government, has now set its foot in Telangana.

On Wednesday, Amul has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana government in the presence of state industries minister K T Rama Rao for setting up of its largest state-of-the art plant in the state.

The MoU was signed by principal secretary, industries, Jayesh Ranjan and managing director of Sabar dairy Babubhai M Patel. The Sabar—Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers United Limited, is the largest milk cooperatives of Amul.

The plant will come up in a special food processing zone in Telangana with an investment of about Rs 300 crore in Phase-I and Rs 200 crore in Phase-II.

The plant will provide direct employment to more than 500 persons and opportunities to several ancillary industries.

Amul has selected Telangana to set up its largest plant in Southern India with capacity to process five lakh litres per day of milk expandable to 10 LLPD to manufacture packed milk and value added dairy products such as curd, buttermilk, lassi, yogurt, paneer, sweets etc.

Amul will also set up its bakery production division in Telangana with a range of products such as breads, biscuits, traditional sweets and baked snacks.

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.

KTR thanked the leadership team of Amul for deciding to set up their largest plant in Telangana. He highlighted the all-round performance of the state and also mentioned about the friendly industrial policy and the existing investment ecosystem. 

The minister said Telangana was experiencing a water revolution and was in the process of witnessing another White Revolution (milk) with Amul entering into the State which will add strength to its Milk industry. 

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