PM Modi To Attend Gujarat Cooperative’s Golden Jubilee Event; Inaugurate, Lay Foundation Stone Of Several Projects sattaex.com

PM Modi To Attend Gujarat Cooperative’s Golden Jubilee Event; Inaugurate, Lay Foundation Stone Of Several Projects sattaex.com


PM Modi will lay foundation stone and inaugurate development projects worth over Rs 48,000 crore. (Image: PTI)

PM Modi in Gujarat: The GCMMF’s Amul brand is set to achieve a turnover of Rs 80,000 crore, and Amul Federation a turnover of Rs 61,000 crore this financial year

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will participate in the golden jubilee celebration of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) and also lay foundation stone of multiple development projects worth over Rs 48,000 crore in Gujarat.

PM MODI’S SCHEDULE

– 10:45 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Ahmedabad, will take part in the golden jubilee celebration of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which is owns the Amul brand and inaugurate five projects worth Rs 1,200 crore. The federation’s managing director Jayen Mehta said that the GCMMF’s vision for the next 25 years will also be discussed.

The program will take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad’s Motera area with the presence of over 1.25 lakh dairy farmers and representatives from around 18,600 villages in the state.

The GCMMF was set up in 1973 with an annual turnover of Rs 20 crore, Mehta told reporters.

The federation, in the last 50 years, has emerged as India’s number one FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) organisation, with ‘Amul’ set to achieve a turnover of Rs 80,000 crore, and Amul Federation a turnover of Rs 61,000 crore this financial year.

Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah, Union Animal Husbandry Minister Parshottam Rupala and Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will also be present at the celebrations.

PM Modi will inaugurate five new dairy projects, including a modern cheese plant of Sabar Dairy, which has an investment of Rs 600 crore and a long-life tetra pack milk plant of Amul Dairy at Anand and the expansion of its chocolate plant.

An ice cream plant of Sarhad Dairy of 50,000-litre in Kutch, a unit of Bharuch Dairy coming up in Mumbai and various dairy development works under the government schemes in the state’s Saurashtra-Kutch region will also be inaugurated by the prime minister.

– 12:45 PM: The prime minister will reach Mahesana, where he will perform ‘pooja’ and ‘darshan’ at the Valinath Mahadev Temple.

– 1:00 PM: PM Modi will take part in a public function in Mahesana’s Tarabh. There he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than Rs 8,350 crore.

– 4:15 PM: The prime minister will inaugurate, lay foundation stone and initiate work commencement of several developmental projects worth around Rs 17,500 crore in Navsari.

– 6:15 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station and dedicate two new Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) to the nation.

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