Milk Powder

  • Government scraps incentive on milk powder exports to check prices July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With milk prices shooting up, the government on Wednesday decided to scrap the incentive on export of skimmed milk powder (SMP) to boost domestic supply and cool prices. With possibility of shortage of fodder in view of deficient monsoon affecting milk production, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...
  • Remembering Verghese Kurien, the Milkman of India September 9, 2012

    Anand: Everyday at the crack of dawn, more than 10 million dairy farmers in Gujarat begin a journey that has given them economic independence. Verghese Kurien was 28 when he came to Anand in 1949 and was soon working hard to help a budding cooperative to grow. For him, the...
  • Govt bans export of milk powder, caesin February 18, 2011

    New Delhi: India, the world's largest milk producer, on Friday banned exports of milk powder and its derivative casein to rein in rising prices in the domestic market. The ban, announced by the Commerce Ministry, will come into effect immediately and will be valid till "further orders". Milk prices have risen by...
  • The Shiv Sena way: waste milk, register protest July 29, 2010

    Satara: Shiv Sena has launched an agitation against Government's decision to import milk powder, saying local dairies will suffer. The party has found a unique way of protesting by spilling lakhs of litres of milk on the streets. The Satara unit of Shiv Sena on Wednesday stopped a milk tanker on...
  • Amul opposes restrictions on milk powder exports September 7, 2007

    Mumbai: The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation or GCMMF which is the producers of the Amul brand is opposing restrictions on milk powder exports. The GCMMF has told the government it might go on strike to oppose restrictions on the export of milk powder. The government had slapped a 6-month...