Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Amul

Indian cooperatives need the Amul Model more than a Ministry of Cooperation

The Amul Model worked because professionals invested in the business, and not disinterested bureaucrats, steered farmers from the start.

What are cooperatives & how a new ministry set up amid Modi govt reshuffle will help

The new Ministry of Cooperation, the govt has said, will provide a separate administrative, legal and policy framework to strengthen the cooperative movement in the country.

Vegan awareness has Amul ‘worried’, explains its ‘aggressive’ ad, says PETA

Amul had taken on non-profits last week over charges of animal cruelty. This came after PETA India asked the cooperative to switch to producing vegan milk.

Amul to hike milk prices by Rs 2 per litre across India, cites rise in production cost

The new prices will be applicable on all Amul milk brands like Gold, Taaza, Shakti, T-special, as well on cow and buffalo milk from 1 July.

Amul turns to Lord Krishna, Goumata to counter PETA & hail India’s cultural links with milk

The move comes nearly a month after the NGO, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) asked Amul to switch to producing vegan milk.

PETA India asks Amul to switch to producing vegan milk

In a letter to Amul’s Managing Director R S Sodhi, PETA India said it should benefit instead of wasting resources trying to fight the demand for plant-based products.

Ice cream makers see double-digit growth after year of Covid meltdown, hope to beat 2019 sales

Most major ice cream brands have seen a double digit growth against the pre-Covid levels of 2019. Starting from February, sales figures have touched as high as 20-30%.

90% of milk in India comprises A2 protein, says Amul managing director

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

90% of India’s milk, including all buffaloes’, has A2 protein. Premium is gimmick — Amul MD

Speaking at ThePrint OTC, Amul MD R.S. Sodhi also said buffalo milk is more nutritious than cow milk. and its production & consumption have risen in India over the last few years.

Off The Cuff with Dr Rupinder Singh Sodhi

Watch this conversation between ThePrint's Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and Amul's managing director R.S. Sodhi, as they discuss farming, farm reforms, the country's changing consumption habits and Amul's future business plans at length. Sodhi argues that the three farm laws passed last year are beneficial for the farmers but the government has failed in communicating their benefits. Politicisation of...

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.