Maahi Milk Producer Company Limited
Glimpse of Events:
World Bank Consultant, Ms. Siddika Mishu visited Maahi Milk Producer Company Limited on 18th December 2019 to carry out an assessment of the company as an input to the Implementation Completion Report for National Dairy Plan ( NDP ) – I.
She was accompanied by Mr. Sriram Singh, Executive Director, NDS and Dr. Sanjay Govani, Dy. CE Maahi MPCL during the visit. She has visited a cluster BMC plant of Babra and had detailed discussion with field staff to understand the challenges faced during initial years to promulgate the concept of Producer Company among milk producers. She was happy to learn about the outcome from interventions under NDP-I. She appreciated the achievement of Maahi in women empowerment through dairying as evident from their participation in membership which has increased from 8% to 34% in a span of just 6 years. She also acknowledged the efforts put by Maahi team in ensuring 100% bank account payment to the members since inception.
BMC visit was followed by visit of Maahi Cattle Feed plant. At the plant she observed the process of making of cattle feed and mineral mixture. She also had detailed discussion about the progress of the company at HO with Dr. Sanjay Govani, the Dy. CE, Maahi Milk Producer Company Limited and other senior officials of Maahi. Dy. CE presented the physical and financial performance of the company.
She commended the progress made by the company in the short span of time, successful achievement of all project targets and its sound financial standing. She also appreciated the initiative of the company under which 60 flexi biogas plants have been installed which is helping the women in getting rid of the drudgery faced while cooking food by burning wood due to high indoor pollution.
Milk means Maahi, Maahi means Milk.