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 706 functioning Dairy Co-op. Societies.   The Union has established 194 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 131435 farmer members out of which 38200 are women members.

PROCESSING FACILITES

Mangalore Dairy
2,50,000 LPD

Manipal Dairy
80000 LPD

Puttur Chilling Centre
30000 LPD

83 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

706

Women Dairy Co-op. Societies

194

STEP WDCS

137

DCS having BMCs

95

DCS having AMCUs

602

DCS having EMTs

626

Members

131435

Active Members

63360

Women Members

38200

%age of Active Members

48 %

 

Establishment

Staff Strength

267

 

Curent year Average Daily Milk Procurement and Sales

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

4500

Average procurement per day in Kgs

411312

Average sales per day in Ltr

334129

No. Active Dealers

1541

No. of Parlours

18

No. of Franchises

10

 

Current year Average Daily Milk Products Sales

Ghee

3309

Kgs

Peda

179

Kgs

Mysore Pak

142

Kgs

Sweet Lassi

4495

Ltrs

Mango Lassi

1687

Ltrs

Butter Milk

4817

Ltrs

Curds

51527

Kgs

Cream

1375

Kgs

Flavoured Milk

973

Ltr

Paneer

1085

Kgs

Bite

135

Kgs

Burfi

29

Kgs

 

Procurement and Input Activities (Current year)

A.I.Centres

380

A.I.Done

22440

Veterinary Camp Offices

11

Emergency Cases Treated

1566

Infertility Cases

1758

Cattle Feed Sales in MT

6714

Fodder Farms

6

 

 FUTURE OBJECTIVES:-

  1. In order to reach the Milk procurement target of 4,50,000 KPD, the Union has the plan to establish more number of Societies in the uncovered villages and to give better tech­nical input services to farmers to reduce the cost of production, making the Animal Husbandry a profitable one.
  2. Union has  plan to cover all DCS with AMCUs and also have plan to procure 100% milk through BMCs.
  3. To give utmost importance for 'CLEAN MILK PRODUCTION - from Cow to Consumer.' 
  4. To increase sale of milk to 4,00,000 LPD by opening more number of Milk Parlours / Franchises, appointing new Dealers and embarking on special marketing drive by framing Cross Functional Marketing Team.
  5. Construction of a new Dairy with a capacity of 2.5 LLPD at Udupi at a cost of Rs.85 Crores.