Aavin is the trademark of Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited, a Tamil Nadu-based milk producer’s union. Aavin procures milk, processes it and sells milk and milk products to consumers.The Dairy Development Department was established in Tamil Nadu in the year 1958 to oversee and regulate milk production and commercial distribution in the state. The Dairy Development Department took over control of the milk cooperatives. It was replaced by the Tamil Nadu Cooperative Milk Producers Federation Limited in the year 1981.
|Genre||Milk and Milk Products|
|Predecessor||Tamil Nadu Dairy Development Corporation Limited|
|Founded||1958, Tamil Nadu|
|Headquarters||Tamilnadu Co-operative milk producers’ Federation Ltd., Aavin Illam, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai 600051- Tamilnadu|
|Owner||Government of Tamil Nadu|
|Parent agency||Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries (Tamil Nadu)|
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On February 1, 1981, the commercial activities of the cooperative were handed over to Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited which sold milk and milk products under the trademark “aavin”. Tamil Nadu is one of the leading states in India in milk production with about 14.5 million liters per day.The cattle population in India is approximately 15% of total cattle population in the world. India stood no. 1 position in milk production. Tamilnadu is one of the leading state in milk production. The milk production in Tamilnadu per day is 145.88 Lakh litres.
Milk Products of AAVIN: Aavin produces 4 varieties of milk.
- Toned milk (3% fat)
- Doubled toned milk (1.5% fat)
- Standardized Milk (4.5% fat)
- Full Cream Milk (6% fat)
It is also engaged in the manufacture of milk products such as milk khoa, Mysore Pak, gulab jamun, kalakand, butter milk, lassi, curd yogurt and ice-creams.
Activities of AAVIN: The Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers’ Federation Limited is an apex body of 17 District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Unions. It is headquartered located at Aavin Illam, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai and has four dairy plants at the following locations in Chennai.
- Ambattur – capacity of 4 LLPD
- Madhavaram – capacity of 3 LLPD
- Sholinganallur – capacity of 4 LLPD
- Ambattur – Product Dairy
These dairies collect milk from district unions, process and pack in sachets and send for sale to the consumers. The Ambattur product Dairy is engaged in the manufacture of milk products
OBJECTIVES OF THE DAIRY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT:
(1) Assure a remunerative price for the milk produced by the member of the Milk Producers’ Co-operative Societies through a stable, steady and well-organized market support.
(2) Distribution of quality milk and milk products to the consumers at reasonable price.All activities, which are essential for the up gradation of the milch animals and improving their
All activities, which are essential for the up gradation of the milch animals and improving their productivity in the long run, have been undertaken.Provision of necessary infrastructure facilities for marketing milk and milk products and supply of quality milk to the consumer has been made by way of establishing new chilling centers, pasteurization plants and adoption of modern processing system.