The diary complex will have capacity to process nearly 30 lakh litres of milk, 6 tons of chocolate, 20 tons of condensed milk and one laky litres of ice cream every day.
Gandhinagar: In a major boost to diary and agricultural related infrastructure in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated dairy complex and potato processing plant at Diyodar in Banaskantha. Additionally, PM Modi also dedicated Banas Community Radio Station and Organic Manure and Biogas plant established at Dama to the nation.
The diary complex will have capacity to process nearly 30 lakh litres of milk, 6 tons of chocolate, 20 tons of condensed milk and one laky litres of ice cream every day. The newly inaugurated potato producing plant will be able to produce products like french fries, potato chips, aloo tikki and patties. The newly dedicated radio station will help in providing information related to animal husbandary and agriculture to nearly five lakh farmers living in the area.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi twitted, “I am delighted to be visiting @banasdairy1969 yet again. I had last visited the Dairy in 2016. That time a series of products of the Dairy were launched. I had also visited the Dairy in 2013. Here are glimpses from both programmes.”
In another tweet, the PM said, “In the last several years, the @banasdairy1969 has become a hub for empowering local communities, especially farmers and women. I am particularly proud of the Dairy’s innovative zeal which is seen in their various products. Their continued focus on honey is also laudatory.”
He further tweeted, “I would like to applaud the people of Banaskantha for their hardwork and spirit of resilience. The manner in which this district has made a mark in agriculture is commendable. Farmers embraced new technologies, focused on water conservation and the results are for all to see.”
Modi said that people can understand how economy of a village can grow and how the cooperative movement can give strength to the self-reliant India campaign. He also thanked to Banas Dairy for setting up a complex in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.
Prime Minister, during his visit, laid foundation stone for gobar gas plants having capacity of 100 tons at Khimana, Ratanpura – Bhildi, Radhanpur and Thawar.