Pune: ATMs of a different kind may soon be available for those having erratic work schedules in the IT hub of Pune in the form of 'Any Time Milk' vending machines for a whole range of milk products, to be introduced for the first time in Maharashtra.
Conceived by a milk co-operative which supplies over one lakh litres of cow milk in the region, the pilot project of Pune Zilla Sahakari Doodh Utpadkak Sangh or Katraj Dairy is expected to take off within four months after completion of a feasibility survey, being conducted by a team of dairy experts visiting Gujarat where such machines are already operating.
"We have surveyed the system at Anand operating such ATMs in Gujarat and once our experimental run is successful in Pune, we will be replicating these vending machines at different points in the city, making available a whole range
of our milk products at the push of a button and insertion of currency for the first time in Maharashtra," Rambhau Tule, Chairman of the Sangh, told PTI here....more
11:22 AM, Jan 22, 2011