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KMF Achievements

  • State entirely covered by Cooperative Dairy Development.
  • Elected boards are in position in all the District Milk Unions and Federation.
  • Lowest price spread between procurement price and sale price. Due to efficiency of operations in the Federation and Unions, more than 75% of the consumer rupee is passed on to producers.
  • More than 97% of the Dairy Cooperative Societies (DCS) are earning profit.
  • Extensive coverage of cross-breeding programs has catapulted the state to become one of the few pioneering states in cross-breeding in the country.

            Empowering Producers for Rural Prosperity

  • Overwhelming majority of the beneficiaries of Cooperative Dairy Development programs in the State belong to vulnerable section in villages: Total membership of 23.94 lakh covers around 4.27 lakh (18%) landless laborers, 8.88 lakhs(37%) small farmers, 6.99 lakhs(29%) marginal farmers and 3.80 lakhs(16%) others. Of the total membership, 8.48 Lakh (35%) are women members and 3.83 Lakh (16%) belong to SC/ST groups.
  • The State Government is magnanimous in extending its support to milk producers by providing incentive of Rs.5 for every litre of milk supplied. Apart from implementing efficient and effective farmer-friendly procurement and input system for boosting milk production in the state. Genetic upgradation of bovines, control of diseases, providing timely veterinary health care and first-aid facilities, accelerating fodder development, implementation of artificial insemination programmes, supply of balanced cattle feed, inculcation of modern animal husbandry practices among farmers and other production enhancement activities is acting as a remarkable growth stimulus for the growth of milk procurement in cooperative dairy sector in the state.

  • Farmers have earned over Rs.115.42 Crores over the last 40 years.
  • At present, an average daily payment of around Rs. 16.17 Crores is paid to milk producers.
  • Implementation of ‘Yashaswini Health Insurance Scheme’, to benefit farmer families of Dairy Cooperatives.
  • Majority of our member milk producers are small farmers, marginal farmers and landless labourers, who need hand-holding in their critical times of distress. KMF is implementing several financial assistance programs of GOK & GOI, some of which are:  Rs. 5 incentive to member pourers, Rs.20Paise/Litre incentive to the Dairy Co-operative staff., National Animal Health Insurance, Clean Milk Production, RKVY, NPDD , thus serving efffectively in cooperative dairy development.
  • Karnataka Milk Federation is also successfully implementing Central Government Schemes, such as Clean Milk Production Program, RKVY and National Programme for Dairy Development(NPDD) in Gulbarga, Yadagir and Bidar Districts.
  • Strengthening training facilities - The KMF is making great efforts to ensure that DCS operate as profitable business units and producer members play active role in the management of their DCS. Determined efforts are being made continuously to build the capacities of our member producers by making large investments in member education and training. KMF is developing its training facilities into state-of-the-art facilities and conducting many need-based training programs to farmers. Conducted many programs on Dairy animal management, First-aid, Aritificial insemination, Clean milk production, and other HRD programs.

           Input Support to Producers :-

  • Cattle Feed Production and Sales - Supply of balanced cattle feed in sufficient quantity at reasonable price is very essential for boosting milk production in the State.
  • The five Cattle Feed Plants of the Federation have excelled in productivity by utilizing capacity to it’s maximum, so as to meet the ever increasing demand for NANDINI cattle feed from producers. All the Cattle feed plants are ISO 9001:2008 certified for producing quality cattle feed and are in progress of implementing ISO 9001:2015.
  • KMF is the first Federation in the country to introduce Area-specific Mineral Mixtures, under the technical guidance of NIANP. Now, this concept has become very popular across the country.

           Fodder Densification Unit :-

  • Constructed 2500 MT and 5000 MT capacity Cattle Feed raw materials storage godowns in Gubbi and Dharward Cattle Feed Plants respectively.
  • To increase the milk productivity in cattle, other steps that have been taken are: Increasing the AI coverage and reach; Biosecurity measures to ensure quality genetic materials; establishing disease free zones for the elimination of diseases such as Foot & Mouth, Brucellosis, etc.
  • The overwhelming success of AI programs in the State is due to superior quality Semen Straws, being produced in the Nandini Sperm Station of the Federation. This Station has been recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture, GOI, as the  2nd Best A Grade Station in the country in the year 2005-06 and this station is also certified for ISO 9001:2008.
  • Nandini Gold Cattle Feed, a nutritious high energy feed for cattle to which the existing maize content was doubled and introduced.

           Processing Excellence for Quality and Cost Competitiveness :-

  • All Unions and Nandini Milk Products (NMP) Unit have implemented ISO:22000:2005 (Food Safety Management Systems) except Dharwad, Belagavi, Chamarajanagar, Ballari Ice Cream Plant which are under the process of implementing the same.
  • Mother Dairy has been certified for exports by EIA.
  • Cost competitiveness is critical to ensure that our producer members receive the highest possible share of the consumer rupee. In order to achieve cost competitiveness, Total Energy Management Programs are being implemented by the Unions of KMF during the last several years. Unions & units of KMF have won many national and state awards for the Energy Efficiency in dairy sector.
  • The Unions and Units of KMF have also won many Productivity Awards from GOI.
  • Implemented “Quality Excellence from Cow to Consumers”, under which many best practices in quality have been implemented at all stages of procurement, processing and marketing. The Unions of the Federation have 1006 BMCs, 5491 AMCUs and 92 Community Milking Parlors.
  • The Federation is creating necessary milk processing facilities to enhance the existing processing capacities, new processing plants and other infrastructure from time to time in the state.
  • Fully-automated State-of-the-art technology Mega dairy, has been commissioned with installed capacity of 6 LLPD which is now expanded to 10 LLPD.
  • The milk processing capacity of Mother Dairy in Bangalore has been expanded from 4 LLPD to 7 LLPD, with an outlay of Rs. 35 crores. Milk powder plant, with a capacity of 30 MTPD and 1LLPD UHT Plant has been established in Mother Dairy.
  • Fully automated Channarayapatna Hi-tec Product plant has been established with 30 MT capacity powder plant and 1 LLPD capacity UHT plant and additional 60 MTPD milk powder plant has been established.
  • The existing Ice-cream plant in Bangalore is expanded from 3000 to 10000 LPD in addition to establishment of 10000 LPD at Bellary ICe Cream Plant to cater north Karnataka demand.
  • New Flexi pack units at DK, and Tumkur are established and started production. In addition to this, new Flexi Pack Plant at Belgaum is under progressive.

      Profitable Disposal of Farmers’ Produce – Milk :-

  • KMF is making out all efforts in market development and is successful in garnering a significant market share in liquid milk, which is considered to be highest by a cooperative brand in any city all over the state.
  • KMF is also the market leader is selling curds (dahi) , which is highest by any organization in the country.
  • The demand for value added dairy products is likely to increase with fast changing lifestyles of the people and rapid urbanization. Nandini has introduced an extensive range of milk products in the market and several new milk products, such as Yoghurt in various flavors, Cheddar Cheese and Process cheese, Chocolates, Kunda in long life flexible retort pack, UHT Cream, Sugar free sweets, etc. have been introduced. Now, NANDINI has wide range of milk and milk products catering to the diverse needs of consumers – 66 milk and milk products in 246 SKUs (Stock Keeping Units).
  • Leader in the country in the sale of Tetra-fino UHT milk. New UHT Plant 100ml Tetra-Fino to address demand of all sections of society was launched for the first time in country.
  • In order to improve marketing of milk and milk products, for profitable disposal of milk, many proactive market initiatives have been taken, viz New sales Depot at strategic locations in & outside the state, all NMP products in new packs, introduction of new value added products, direct export of milk products etc.
  • About 17,679.86 MTs of NANDINI ghee has been supplied during 2001 to August 2015 to Thirumala Thirupati Devastanams.
  • KMF has exported SMP, Butter and Indigenous Sweets to countries, such as Singapore, Thailand, Phillipines, Nepal, Bangladesh, Oman, Madagaskar, Burma, etc.
  • NANDINI SMP is being distributed to Anganwadis in the state under Nutrition Programs of the State Government and School Milk Program is also under active consideration of the State Government.
  • KsheeraBhagya, an innovative and prestigious program of distributing milk to school and Anganwadi children was launched by the Karnataka Government.

    Karnataka Govt, for the first time in the history of the country, is distributing 150 ml of milk to each child student, 5 days a week, free of cost covering 65 lakh students studying in Class 1st to 10th in 55,500 schools and also 40 lakhs Anganwadi children in 64000 Anganwadi centres of the state through 14 Milk Unions.

    This scheme is benefitting over 1 crore school children by providing good quality, highly nutritious Nandini milk powder and also benefitting dairy farmers of the State by providing a market to KMF for 8 Lakh litres surplus milk everyday.

  • GoodLife milk supply to Indian Army including highest altitude border security points.

  • NANDINI has received the prestigious “Most Trusted Brand” award.


Karnataka Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Ltd.
KMF Complex, P.B. No.2915, D.R.College Post, Dr.M.H.Marigowda Road, BANGALORE - 560 029. Karnataka.


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