FAQ's

FAQs on Amul Preferred Outlet
 
1. When was Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited registered?
2. What is the milk processing capacity of the Kaira Union?
3. How many village DCS are registered with the Union?
4. How many members are registered in the Union?
5. What is the procedure to form a Village Co-operative Society?
6. What are the requirements to become a member of the society?
7. What are the benefits given to the members of the society?

 

Q.1. When was Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited registered?
Ans : It was registered on 14th December 1946 under Section 10 of Bombay Act VII of 1925.
   
Q.2. What do I need to do?
Ans : The milk processing capacity of the union is 25 lakh litre per day.
   
Q.3. What else will I need to start running the shop?
Ans : 1163 villages of Kaira & Anand Districts are registered with the Union.
   
Q.4. Where will I get supplies/stocks?
Ans : There are 6, 34,000 members registered with the Union.
   
Q.5. What will be my obligations as an Amul Preferred Outlet?
Ans : The initiation to form a village cooperative society begins on receipt of an intimation from a village expressing their willingness to form a cooperative and affiliate to the district union. A team, then, from the Co-operative Department of the District Union will be visiting the village to conduct a survey to assess its ability to procure daily 350 liters of milk and supply to the Union. The survey will cover the number of households, cattle population and procurement capacity to declare the feasibility.

On the basis of the above study and the result that the village can procure minimum 350 litres of milk daily and supply to the Union, the team from the Co-operative Department will help in organizing a gram sabha of village milk producers to decide or pass resolutions on:
   
    Member entry
  Place of milk society
  Staff for milk Society
  Management Committee & Chairman of society appointed
  Authority to handle milk society registration
  Preparation of Bylaws of milk society
  Banking operation authority to Chairman & Secretary
  Functions, roles, and responsibilities of Chairman, Secretary, & Management Committee members
   
  On completion of successful functioning of the first quarter, the society will become eligible for registration and submits financial reports of the first quarter, as per requirement, to the District Registrar for registration of the society along with list of members and share status, four copies of Bylaw and application for registration. Based on this report, viability and procurement of milk, the first general body meeting of the society is convened to decide or pass resolutions on the following:
   
    Election of New Management Committee Members& Chairman
  Resolution and registration of bylaw
  Resolution on member registration
  Resolution of financial statement
  Raising of financial fund
  Bank account authority
  Appointing local auditor
  Staff selection
With the completion of above formalities, a registered village milk producers’ co-operative society comes into existence.
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Q.6. What are the requirements to become a member of the society?
Ans : He / She should belong to the area specified by the society in the concerned village
  He / She should be at least 18 years old
  He / She should own a cow or buffalo
  He / She should commit in writing to deliver milk to the society
  He / She should pay a registration fee worth Re. 1/- and buy a share worth Rs 10/-
  The nominal member should deliver milk for at least 180 days or he / she should deliver 700 ltrs of milk to the union.
  He / She should not have any criminal record with police
  He / She should not independently run any business of milk and milk products
   
Q.7. What are the benefits given to the members of the society?
Ans : He/She receives reasonable milk price throughout the year
  He/She receives Difference in price at the end of the year
  He/She gets dividend on their shares
  Insurance facilities for members & cattle also
  Assistance for getting loan
  Round the clock veterinary services at farmers door step
  Artificial Insemination at nominal rate
  Scholarship facilities for farmer’s children
  Primary medical aid to farmer’s family at a nominal rate at Tribhuvandas Foundation
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