KRISHNAGIRI, February 27, 2014 - Three hundred milk producers who supplied maximum quantity to primary cooperative societies were given cash incentive of Rs. 6 lakh by the Dharmapuri District Milk Producers Cooperative Union (Aavin) comprising Krishangiri and Dharmapuri districts on Monday.
Aavin sources here said that the government had sanctioned the amount as a one-time incentive.
The first 100 top milk producers were given Rs. 3,000 each and the next 100 Rs. 2,000 each, and the next 100 were given Rs. 1,000 each as cash incentive along with a ‘Star Producer’ certificate, the sources said.
As many as 148 milk producers in Krishangiri district and 152 in Dharmapuri district got the cash incentive and certificate.
District Collector T.P. Rajesh distributed the awards in the presence of S. Thennarasu, chairman, DDMPCU, and general manager K. Kombaiyan.