Virudhunagar Union

Virudhunagar District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union was started on 01.04.1986 by separating Sivagangai and Virudhunagar from Ramnad. Virudhunagar District Co-operative Milk Producers 'Union was registered under the Tamil Nadu Co-operative Societies Act, 16.12.1985 and has been functioning since 01.04.1986, covering the districts of Madurai, Theni, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram, Tuticorin and Tenkasi with 116 Grama Co-operative Milk Producers' Associations.

 

Milk is being procured at an average rate of 14273 liters per day. A dairy farm with a capacity of 50,000 liters per day is being set up at Srivilliputhur, a dairy farm with a capacity of 10,000 liters at Virudhunagar and four refrigeration stations are being set up at Meenatchipuram, Gunnur, Mayurnathapuram and Sivalingapuram. The Virudhunagar District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union has about 53,868 members out of which 23,842 are members of Adithravidar and Tribal and about 30,026 members of Backward Classes.

 

There are 3 veterinary units functioning under the National Agricultural Development Program. Under this scheme, medical services such as artificial insemination, emergency treatment and sterilization are being provided to about 9372 animals under the control of our association.

 

In addition, the Veterinary Insurance Scheme and the National Artificial Insemination Program for Animals (NAIP-I, NAIP-II, NAIP-III) etc. are operating in 3% of the mobile veterinarians operating under the National Agricultural Development Program in our Union.

 


 

Under the NABARD 2018-19 program at Srivilliputhur Dairy, by-product projects are being implemented at a cost of Rs.1090.30/- lakh such as Ghee, Paneer, Milk peda, Rasagulla, Gulabjamun, Kulfi, and Mysurepa implemented and prepared ghee of 40 metric tons per month at present, Paneer preparation, Kova, Gulab Jamun, Mysurpa trailed and completed and large scale production started with MAP with Modified atmospheric packing with a shelf-life of 90 days.

According to the Hon'ble Dairy Development Minister's announcement at the floor of assembly for the year 2017-18 a cattle feed manufacturing plant with a capacity to produce 50 Metric Ton per day supply to the milk producers at a reasonable price. The amount of Rs.1618.00 / - lakhs has been arranged for the project and the initial work has been expedited.

 

 

 

 

According to the Hon'ble Chief Minister's 2018-19 announcement. Arrangements have been made to set up 50 Aavin Kiosk Parlour at a project cost of Rs.250.00/- lakhs and the work has been expedited. In addition, construction work for 28 Kiosks has been completed and implemented. Work on setting up other Kiosks has been expedited. In addition, construction work on 5 sites are nearing by completion stage.