‘Study on coop societies in DK, Udupi soon’

‘Study on coop societies in DK, Udupi soon’

SCDCC Bank Chairman M N Rajendra Kumar and other dignitaries release 'Jeera Buttermilk,' during 65th All India Cooperative Week, at DKMUL dairy premises in Kulshekar on Wednesday.

Campco president Sathishchandra S R has said that a study on how cooperatives in undivided Dakshina Kannada have become self-sufficient and are contributing to the growth of the economy will be conducted shortly.

The report will be submitted to the Central government, he informed.

He was speaking at the 65th All India Cooperative Week organised by the Dakshina Kannada Milk Producers Union Ltd (DKMUL) and Dakshina Kannada District Cooperative Union here on the DKMUL premises on the theme ‘Cooperative Marketing, Processing and Storage’ on Wednesday.

“The study will highlight how cooperative societies have helped empower the rural folks. The cooperative movement has played a pivotal role in the country’s socio-economic transformation. Cooperative societies have been instrumental in strengthening the democracy in the country. The cooperatives in undivided Dakshina Kannada are model for its implementation, transparency, and its activities,” he explained.

Further, he said that cooperative societies are the backbone of the democracy and have upheld the principles of equality.

The work will be undertaken at an estimate cost of Rs 1 crore. A sum of Rs 35 lakh has been earmarked for widening the road as well,” he said.

SCDCC Bank Chairman M N Rajendra Kumar released jeera buttermilk while Sathishchandra released flavoured milk on the occasion. The new cast polypropylene (CPP) bottling unit was inaugurated by MP Nalin Kumar Kateel.

Mangaluru City South MLA Vedavyasa Kamath was present.

Free flavoured milk, jeera buttermilk

DKMUL President Raviraj Hegde announced that the flavoured milk in five varieties (badam, pista, mango, rose and chocolate) in 200 ml polypropylene bottles will be given free of cost for the customers by the selected dealers of flavoured milk till the stock exhausts, from November 15. This is an initiative to get feedback from the customers on the products.

The jeer buttermilk that was released in 250 ml sachets will be distributed free of cost to the customers by the dealers on November 16. As many as 15,000 sachets have been released to the dealers by the DKMUL.