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PM Modi inaugurates chocolate plant of Amul dairy in Anand district

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India Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the state-of-the-art chocolate plant of Amul dairy at Mogar village in Anand district of Gujarat. The plant has been set up with an investment of about 190 crore rupees.

Mr Modi also inaugurated a take-home ration plant of 600 tonnes per day and a ready-to use therapeutic food plant with monthly capacity of 600 tonnes. He also launched the incubation center cum center of excellence in food processing for promoting entrepreneurs and start ups.

Mr Modi laid the foundation stone of the first dairy plant of Amul at Kolkata in West Bengal through video conferencing. He also launched Mujkuva Solar Energy Cooperative Group of 11 farmers.

With this, the group of farmers in Mujkuva will be able to sell surplus electricity to power company after the utilization of solar power in their farms.

Addressing the farmers rally after the launch, Mr Modi said, the government is focussing on Jan Dhan, Van Dhan and Gobar Dhan to help the farmers. He said, there was a time when there would be scarcity and the country had to import food grains, but now things have changed and the time has come to give importance to innovation and value addition.

Mr Modi said, the development projects launched today augur well for the co-operative sector.

Saying that Amul has become an inspiration world over, the Prime Minister said, Amul is not only about milk processing, it is an excellent model of empowerment.

He also said, co-operative movement and the model of Gujarat today has emerged as the viable alternative of socialism and capitalism. Mr Modi said, a co-operative system is working in a such a way that the control remains with farmers and common people.


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