The Telangana State continues to attract major investments.
In the latest development, Amul has decided to set up its state-of-the-art plant in the state.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of IT & Industrial minister Mr K T Rama Rao.
Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan and Amul’s largest milk cooperatives, Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited – Sabar Dairy managing director Mr. Babubhai M Patel signed the MoU.
The plant will come up in a special food processing zone in Telangana with an investment of about Rs 300 crore in Phase I and Rs 200 crore in Phase II. The plant will provide direct employment to more than 500 persons and opportunities to several ancillary industries.
Amul has selected Telangana to set up its largest plant in Southern India with the capacity to process five lakh litres per day of milk expandable to 10 LLPD to manufacture packed milk and value-added dairy products such as curd, buttermilk, lassi, yogurt, paneer, sweets among others.
Amul will also set up its bakery production division in Telangana with a range of products such as bread, biscuits, traditional sweets, and baked snacks.
Minister Mr Rama Rao thanked the leadership team of Amul for deciding to set up their largest plant in Telangana. He highlighted the all-around performance of the State and also mentioned the industry-friendly policy and existing investment ecosystem.
Sabarkantha Dist Co-op Milk Producers Union -Sabar dairy MD Mr. Babubhai M Patel stated that Amul decided to set up their plant in Telangana after seeing the State’s industrial-friendly policy and investment ecosystem. “We will soon deliver ‘Made in Telangana’ milk products,” he said.