Shamalbhai B Patel named chairman of Amul: Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) announced the appointment of Shamalbhai B Patel as its chairman and Valamjibhai Humbal as vice chairman. GCMMF is made up of 18 member unions covering 33 districts. His nomination was proposed by Shri Ashokbhai Chaudhary, Chairman, Mehsana milk union and supported by Shri Ramsinh Parmar, Chairman, Kaira milk union. Also Shri Valamjibhai Humbal has been unanimously elected as the Vice Chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (AMUL Federation). His nomination was proposed by Shri Mansinhbhai Patel, Chairman, Surat milk union and supported by Shri Vihabhai Sabhad, Chairman, Surendranagar milk union.
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The election was conducted by the Deputy Collector, Anand in presence of 17 out of 18 members who are chairmen representing their district milk unions in the state. GCMMF has thus maintained its glorious tradition of unanimous elections of its Chairmen since inception in 1973.
Shri Shamalbhai B Patel is the Chairman of Sabarkantha District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd., Sabar dairy and associated with dairy cooperatives of Gujarat since last 33 years. Sabar Union is one of largest dairy union of the state with annual sales turnover exceeding Rs. 6,800 crores and farmer membership of 3.85 lac milk producers.