Gyalson, Ravinder inspect operationalisation of milk pasteurisation plant at Agling
Leh: Chairman/CEC, Tashi Gyalson along with Secretary Cooperative, UT Ladakh Ravinder Kumar visited and inspected the operationalisation of milk pasteurisation plant at Agling Saturday.
CAHO, Leh Dr Mohd Iqbal briefed the dignitaries about the plant and challenges faced by the department after the installation of the plant in 2011.
DRC Leh, Dr, Mohd Abass also informed the dignitaries about the new machineries and utilities been purchased under SDP by Cooperative Department Leh.
He further said that an MOU has been signed, in order to operationalize the milk plant smoothly wherein the NDDB will handhold the UT-Ladakh Dairy Cooperative Federation in extending technical Support .
Chairman UT-Ladakh Dairy Cooperative Federation, Dr. Abdul Qayom said that the federation is an apex structure formed by joining newly registered village level Dairy Cooperative Societies from Leh and Kargil District, together at UT level.
Secretary Cooperative Ravinder Kumar said that the plant needs to be handled professionally for which the administrative department has taken up the survey for purchase of machinery and its installation and commissioning.
He further said that NBBD has been supporting the project for technical handholding for sustainable and successful functioning of the plant
CEC Gyalson directed the concerned department to present a business model and functional structures in the best interests of the farmers of the District as major part of the infrastructural funding has been made through LAHDC.
He further stated that the main objectives of this Dairy Plant should focus on the sustainability of the plant and to benefit the local farmers and maximum benefits to local farmers including taking care of their other welfare needs.
Executive Councillor, Cooperative, Stanzin Chosphel; Deputy Commissioner Leh, Shrikant Balasaheb Suse; Additional Registrar Cooperative; Moses Kunzang, Chief Planning Officer, Tsewang Gyaltson.
Ladakh Dairy Cooperative Federation headed by Chairman Dr Abdul Qayom and Joint Secretary Sonam Odpal, other officers from Animal Husbandry and Cooperative were also presented.