Amul to invest Rs 200 crore in Wes Bengal

Amul, a brand owned by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union will invest 200 crore rupees with a ‘Centralised Milk Processing Plant’ at Sankrail Food Park in Howrah in West Bengal. The proposed plant will manufacture UHT milk, ghee and yoghurt besides normal milk. It will be built on an industrial cluster concept. Work on the plant would start in 2017 and is expected to be completed by 2018 end. The Kandua Food Park at Howrah’s Sankrail was developed by WBIDC to cater to needs of manufacturers and producers of food and agro products, in which dairy is an important inclusion.