Surendranagar District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd, Popularly known as “SURASAGAR DAIRY” - a district level Milk Union came into being in the year 1975 under the Operation Flood Program. Since inception, the Union was managed and operated by Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation (GDDC) Ltd- a Government of Gujarat Undertaking & has been engaged in the activities pertaining to the dairying, animal husbandry, organizing of village level Dairy Co-op. Society (DCS) and farmers’ community development.
In 1995, Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation Ltd. was closed down & since then the Union has been operating & managing the activities by itself. The Union has created its own chilling centers. The Union collects milk from its various Dairy Co-operative Societies & after carrying out the chilling operations on the milk procured, it sends the milk to the GCMMF affiliated dairies.
Presently, the Union has 651 Dairy Co-operative Societies from which it procures the milk at an average of 2.87 LLPD (till Feb-2011) in financial year 2010-11 & the 100% quantity is being sent to Mother Dairy, Gandhinagar for onward processing. The Milk union four Milk Chilling Centers at Wadhwan, Halvad, Sapar and Patdi taluka of Surendranagar district. Presently the Milk Union has installed Bulk Milk Cooling Units at Village Cooperative Dairy Societies (VCDS) at village level to enhance the quality of raw milk under the scheme of RKVY & CMP. We are collecting 0.80 LLPD through Bulk Milk Cooling Units at VCDS.
The Milk Union is started new e-tendering system to publish tender on its website https://sursagar.nprocure.com to make the system more transparent for purchasing.
ANNUAL-REPORT : - FOR YEAR 2009-2010