Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated OMFED’s mega dairy plant at Arilo in Cuttack district. After the inauguration, Patnaik tasted OMFED Sweet Curd and termed it “excellent” in his initial reaction.
“We must order it,” the Chief Minister said while relishing the sweet curd.
Constructed at an expenditure of Rs 263 crores, the mega dairy plant of OMFED has the capacity of processing 5 lakh litres of milk, daily.
The plant will provide curd, milk, butter, cheese, lassi, ghee and flavoured milk to consumers at affordable price. It is the biggest dairy plant in the state.
Inaugurating the facility, the CM said, “OMFED belongs to our farmers and is the contribution of over three lakh people of the community. It was established with an aim to protect the farmers’ interest. The State Government always stands with them. The plant will help millions of milk producers and enhance their income capacity.”