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West Bengal govt to take over Mother Dairy project in Bengal; rebrand it Bengal Dairy

Our Bureau Kolkata | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on June 12, 2015

The state unit of Mother Dairy will be taken over by West Bengal Government as per a Cabinet decision taken on Friday. The organisation will be renamed as Bengal Dairy and will be run as a state own enterprise.   -  Ashoke Chakrabarty

The West Bengal Government has decided to take over the Bengal unit of Mother Dairy and re-brand it as a government enterprise.

According to a decision by the State Cabinet, the enterprise will be re-branded as Bengal Dairy and run as a "state-owned enterprise.” All Mother Diary employees will be considered as State government employees.

“State Cabinet decides that Mother Dairy, which was earlier a project, will become a Govt Enterprise, the name will be changed to Bengal Dairy,” the party said on Twitter.

Mother Dairy was being run in the State as a part of the “Operation Flood” project taken up the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in the 1970s.

While over the years, various State governments moved out of the project and started having their own set-ups; West Bengal continued with the “Mother Dairy” brand and the project.

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Published on June 12, 2015
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