Milk Union, Patiala was registered under Co-operative Societies Act, 1961 on 30th January, 1979 by the Registrar, Co-operative Societies, Punjab, Chandigarh vide Registration No. 1355 and milk procurement was started in July, 1980 in the hired premises.
About 21 acres 6 canal of land for the present milk plant was purchased in June, 1982 and the Foundation Stone was laid in July, 1983 by the Hon. Chief Minister, S. Darbara Singh for construction of Milk Plant at a cost of Rs.4.32 crores. Milk Chilling facilities were commenced on own premises in January, 1985 and the milk plant in its present shape with a handling capacity of one lakh litre of milk per day was inaugurated on 30th July, 1988 by Dr. M.S. Gill, IAS, the then Additional Chief Secretary to Punjab Government.
The union is facilitated by its one milk chilling centre namely Samana with handling capacity of 8000 LPD and Milk Union, Patiala is currently procuring milk from the Milkshed area of Patiala & Fatehgarh Sahib, District. Milk Union, Patiala is an ISO-22000:2005 & GMP Certified Plant where all the quality standards are being maintained for supplying the ultimate products of the best quality to our esteemed customers. The plant has also obtained Quality Mark from National Dairy Development Board on 20 July, 2017.
Plant is supplying Verka Milk and Fresh Milk Products to the following reputed Institutions in Patiala as well as Fatehgarh Sahib District like National Institute of Sports, Govt. Rajindra Hospital, Punjabi University, Thapar University, Chitakara University, Jawaharlal Navodaya Vidyalaya, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur College, SVIET Campus, Meritorius School, RGNUL (Law University), Chitkara University, Central Jail, I.T.B.P. (Indo Tibetan Border Police), Women Polytechnic College, Federal Mougal, SGPC Gurudwaras, IRB (Indian Reserve Battalion) and Processed Cheese tinned and Cheese Spread to the Defence Authorities.
Milk Union, Patiala has bagged with Punjab State Safety Award -1988 (Food Industry), National Productivity Award from National Productivity Council, New Delhi for the year 2004-05 (Small Units), National Productivity Award from National Productivity Council, New Delhi for the year 2005-06 (Small Units) and won 2nd Prize for the presentation of Verka Tableau on the eve of 71st Independence Day.
|1.||City Supply||60,000 Litres / day|
|2.||Dahi||10 MT / day|
|3.||Lassi||10 MT / day|
|4.||Paneer||1,000 Kgs / day|
|5.||Kheer||1,000 Kgs / day|
|6.||Sweentened Flavoured Milk||30,000 Bottles / day|
|7.||Cheese||1.8 MT / day|
|Total Milk Handling Capacity||1,50,000 Litres / day|
|Sr. No.||Zone||Name||Designation||Address||Contact No.|
|1.||Ghanour||Raghbir Singh||Chairman||Village Ghumana, P.O, Kauli||98550-28977|
|2.||Amloh||Nirmal Singh||Vice Chairman||Village Bir Bhumarsi, P.O. Mulanpur.||90236-96981|
|3.||Sirhind||Sinder Singh||Director||Village Randhawa, P.O. Saidpura||81461-27359|
|4.||Jakhwali||Sukhdeep Singh||Director||Village Suhagheri, P.O Tarkheri||93177-00077|
|5.||Samana||Harpal Singh||Director||Village Dhanetha, Tehsil Samana.||98144-25058|
|6.||Balbera||Satpal Singh||Director||Village Dhanetha, Tehsil Patiala||98156-65383|
|7.||Shambhu Kalan||Tejinderpal Singh||Director||V.P.O, Shambhu Kalan, Tehsil Rajpura||95012-76031|
|8.||Ghagga||Sukhjinder Singh||Director||Village Mavi Kalan, P.O, Bujrak||98888-57801|
|9.||Nabha||Ajaib Singh||Director||Village Alohara Khurd, P.O, Nabha.||98558-00298|
|10.||Devigarh||Sukhdarshan Singh||Director||Village Rajgarh, P.O Gharaam||98142-56411|