Centre unveils “Dugdh Sanakalan Sathi Mobile App” to revolutionize dairy industry

June 19, 2023

Union minister of heavy industries Mahendra Nath Pandey on Friday launched the groundbreaking “Dugdh Sanakalan Sathi Mobile App” in Mussorie, Uttarakhand.

The app, developed by Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL), a “Mini Ratna” Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Heavy Industries, aims to bring about a significant transformation in the Indian dairy industry by addressing key challenges in the milk collection process.

“This mobile app aims to improve the quality of milk, foster transparency among stakeholders, and streamline operations at the grassroots village level, including milk cooperative societies,” the ministry of heavy industries said.

Speaking on the occasion, Mahendra Nath Pandey said, “Through this App Ministry of Heavy Industry has taken a revolutionary step towards realizing the commitment of government of India to digitize the process and facilitate Direct Beneficiary Transfer to milk producers.”

Expressing his enthusiasm for the initiative the minister stated that ‘Dugdh Sankalan Sathi Mobile App’ will bring transparency, efficiency, and empowerment to all stakeholders involved in the milk collection process, ultimately benefiting the milk producers and contributing to the growth of the dairy sector.

He reiterated that this application will be contextually active in the field to improve operations at the grassroots level across all partnerships including milk producers, milk co-operative societies, milk organizations and state federations. Milk Collection Partner Mobile App will inform all services to milk producers in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu and other languages.

Recognizing the critical need for advancements in the dairy industry, REIL has developed a comprehensive cloud-based solution that leverages the latest state-of-the-art platform. This forward-thinking initiative reflects the Government of India’s commitment for digitizing processes and facilitating direct beneficiary transfers of the government subsidies to milk producers.

Secretary of the ministry of heavy industries Kamran Rizvi congratulated MD, REIL and his team, for developing and launching ‘DugdhSankalanSathi Mobile App’. He reiterated that, this mobile app will certainly boost the dairy development in the Country and the confidence and enthusiasm among the milk producers. He further stated that, by using this mobile app, the transparency in the dairy business would be strengthened.

The “Dugdh Sanakalan Sathi Mobile App” is expected to deliver significant benefits to all stakeholders involved in the milk collection process, including milk producers, cooperative societies, milk unions, and state federations.

Key features and benefits of the app include increased transparency among stakeholders, online monitoring of milk collection at Milk Cooperative Societies, real-time updates on milk prices, direct beneficiary transfers of payments and government subsidies to milk producers‘ bank accounts, push notifications for milk collection, and multilingual support, the ministry said.

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