Hassan Milk Union starts exporting milk to Maldives

December 15, 2022

Hassan Milk Union has begun exporting milk to the Maldives. The first truck that carried 17,000 tetra packs of ultra-heat-treated (UHT) milk meant to be exported to the nation of islands was flagged off in Hassan on Monday, December 12.

Former minister and chairperson of Hassan Milk Union H.D. Revanna, after flagging off the vehicle, said the Union had received demands from United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and a few other countries. The officers of the Union were in touch with representatives from those countries to finalise the understanding.

The chairperson said the Union had decided to bear 50% of the premium of health insurance under the Yashaswini Arogya Raksha scheme, meant for 1 lakh families of milk producers. Of the total ₹5 crore, the milk producers would pay ₹2.5 crore only, while the rest would be paid by the union.

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