Village Based Milk Procurement System (VBMPS)
Through implementation of this project, in addition to clean milk production there will also be an increase in quality of raw milk.
Under National Dairy Plan I, village based milk procurement system (VBMPS) programme was implemented in six milk unions viz., Salem, Coimbatore, Erode, Vellore, Trichy and Kancheepuram-Thiruvallur at a total project cost of Rs.2451.82 lakh commencing from 2014-15. The activities will be carried out this year also
Under this scheme 45 Nos. of BMCs, 559 Nos. of AMCUs / DPMCUs and 1789 Nos. of cans, training to society staff, society board members and milk producers is also undertaken. Two more supplementary VBMPS projects have been approved for Salem and Vellore unions for establishing BMCs in the year 2017-18.