Procurement & Input

Procurement

To procure the surplus milk available in the primary milk producers’ Co-operative societies of the union jurisdiction area.

  • Organizing dairy co-operative societies at village level.
  • Organizing milk procurement route to procure milk.

All the dairy co-operative societies in the union jurisdiction will be a share holder to the affiliated federal body where in the dairy co-operative societies will be assisted in procuring milk in both shifts and providing technical input support to the producer members and to make remunerative payment to the dairy co-operative societies on the quality parameter

Technical Input activities

It is one of the fundamental objectives of MANMUL to carry out activities for enhancing Milk production in its Milk shed area. In view of this, various technical input services like veterinary

health  care, artificial insemination services, vaccination, supply of balanced cattle feed and quality fodder seed etc. are provided for enhancing milk production and economic development of farming community.

Animal Health and Emergency services

The union is taking special care to promote the health of the cattle of member milk producers. Veterinary health care facilities have been extended to all the DCS. Emergency veterinary routes, Health camps, Vaccination against Foot and mouth disease are being provided to all functional societies. Mass deworming programme is carried out twice in a year at all DCS. There is also a backup of Veterinary First Aid Services to needy milch animals through trained DCS staff. Introduced Godhara Shakthi' to implrove quality of Milk.

Artificial Insemination activities 

 

 

Artificial insemination(AI) has been the main functional tool in dictating this upsurge of development of Dairying in MANMUL.To improve the genetic potentiality and Milk production of the cattle, union has gone for cluster AI concept since 1994, and has been successful to reach majority producers at their door steps.

 

Fodder Activity

     The Union has developed 10 acres farm at main dairy, in which varieties of fodder seeds and root slips will be produced to cater to the needs of the producers. These fodder seeds will be distributed to producers at subsidized rates. To enhance the productivity of animals, balanced cattle feed and mineral mixtures are being supplied through the DCS against indent.

 The farmers are also educated for enrichment of dry fodder with urea for better utilization. To reduce the production cost of milk, the farmers are being educated to establish silage demonstration.

The farmers are being educated to cultivate azolla which is rich in protein. To avoid wastage of fodder Chaff cutters will be provided to the interested farmers at subsidized rate.

Training programs to enhance fodder development has been taken up at union level for elite producers. The Union has developed 10 acres farm at main dairy, in which varieties of fodder seeds and root slips will be produced to cater to the needs of the producers. These fodder seeds will be distributed to producers at subsidized rates. To enhance the productivity of animals, balanced cattle feed and mineral mixtures are being supplied through the DCS against indent.

The farmers are also educated for enrichment of dry fodder with urea for better utilization. To reduce the production cost of milk, the farmers are being educated to establish silage demonstration.

The farmers are being educated to cultivate azolla which is rich in protein. To avoid wastage of fodder Chaff cutters will be provided to the interested farmers at subsidized rate.

Training programs to enhance fodder development has been taken up at union level for elite producers.

  

Clean Milk Production

For improving the quality of raw milk , right from milk producer's level, a programme called "CMP" has been launched under which 132 Bulk Milk Coolers have been installed. 617 Automatic Milk Collection units have been provided to the societies for bringing efficiency and total transparency in the system. Traditional manual method of milk testing at society level is being replaced with Automatic Electronic Milko Testers (Fatomatic).

Various training programmes such as CMP Training, MCM training, President training, AI Single & Cluster, AMCU, First Aid, Secretary, Tester training &  P.D training are being arranged from time to time to enhance work efficiency. The officers of the union are also being trained in different disciplines.

Other Activities

Government scheme like Yashaswini Health Insurance scheme which covers all medical operation costs, Amrutha Yojana is to provide milch animals to widows and poorest among the poor woman at subsidized rates.

Rs. 5/- Incentive schemes for every liter of milk declared by Govt of Karnataka is effectively implemented through Mandya Milk Union.

STEP (Support to Women Training & Education Program)

The Programme of STEP Objectives

  • To organize exclusive women dairy Co-operatives to take up employment cum income generation programmes.
  • To provide need based and extensive training for skill up-gradation.
  • Mobilizing women in formation of self help groups which help them taking up income generating activities and have easy access to credit.
  • To provide support services, create backward and forward linkages, impart field training and improve employment conditions of women
  • To create awareness through designed programmes.
  • To conduct programmes for building confidence among women and developing leadership qualities.