About Us

Dakshina Kannada Co-op. Milk Producers’ Union is a ISO 22000 : 2005 certified organisation having jurisdic­tion of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi coastal Districts. It is one of the leading Milk Unions in the State of Karnataka. At the time of registration during the year 1986, the Union's milk procurement was 4,500 KPD.  Now the Union is edging to 450000 KPD in procurement.  In the beginning, Union was procuring 80% of its requirement of milk from neighboring/other Milk Unions of Karnataka Milk Federation and now the Union is at threshold of becoming self reliant by increasing local milk procurement.

The Union has 718 functioning Dairy Co-op. Societies.   The Union has established 198 Women Dairy Co-op. Societies in its jurisdiction, out of which 137 WDCS are under STEP Programme of Government of India.  The MPCS are having 134442 farmer members out of which 39642 are women members

PROCESSING FACILITES

Mangalore Dairy
2,50,000 LPD

Manipal Dairy
80000 LPD

Puttur Chilling Centre
30000 LPD

106 No.s Bulk Milk Coolers are functioning in union jurisdiction. Further Mangalore Dairy is having facilities for production of Ghee, Mysore Pak, Peda, Lassi, Kova, Flavoured Milk, Paneer, Bite, Burfi, Curds etc. 

Co-operative Business

DCS Functional

718

Women Dairy Co-op. Societies

198

STEP WDCS

137

DCS having BMCs

106

DCS having AMCUs

604

DCS having EMTs

626

Members

134442

Active Members

63187

Women Members

39642

%age of Active Members

47 %

 

Establishment

Staff Strength

260

 

Curent year Average Daily Milk Procurement and Sales

Union’s initial Procurement per day in Kgs(1986)

4500

Average procurement per day in Kgs

441247

Average sales per day in Ltr

339745

No. Active Dealers

1546

No. of Parlours

31

No. of Franchises

23

 

Current year Average Daily Milk Products Sales

Ghee

3320

Kgs

Peda

233

Kgs

Mysore Pak

171

Kgs

Sweet Lassi

2622

Ltrs

Mango Lassi

1260

Ltrs

Butter Milk

5613

Ltrs

Curds

55317

Kgs

Cream

1103

Kgs

Flavoured Milk

1062

Ltr

Paneer

1229

Kgs

Bite

142

Kgs

Burfi

40

Kgs

 

Procurement and Input Activities (Current year)

A.I.Centres

382

A.I.Done

22209

Veterinary Camp Offices

13

Emergency Cases Treated

1105

Infertility Cases

1351

Cattle Feed Sales in MT

6200

Fodder Farms

6

 

COMPLETED NEW PROJECTS:

  • Flexi Pack Unit with a capacity of 60000 LPD  & New Product Block at Mangalore Dairy at a cost of Rs.28 Crores.
  • 1 LLPD Capacity Cold Storage with Blast Chiller .
  • Mysore Pak, Peda, Burfi and Ghee Production capacity doubled in new product block.

 

ON GOING PROJECTS:

  • Construction of a new Dairy with a capacity of 2.5 LLPD at Udupi at a cost of Rs.86.42 Crores.
  • Implementation of Cloud Based Software for covering all activities right from Farmer to Consumer (Marketing Module already implemented).

 

 FUTURE PROJECTS AND PLANS:-

  • Setting up of Ice Cream Plant.
  • Addition of Bulk Milk Coolers year by year for 100% coverage based on procurement growth.
Introduction of 250 ml Jeera Majjige and Sterilized Flavoured Milk in Pet Bottle.