The primary milk producers cooperative
societies functioning at the village level, join to form a milk union in the
district level for carrying out such activities which are conducive and
essential for the socio economic development of the milk producers by
procuring, processing and marketing of milk and milk products.
These milk unions provide various inputs to the primary societies for onward
transmission to producer members.
The district unions affiliate themselves into the West Bengal Milk Federation
whose role is to guide and monitor the milk unions for proper implementation
of the Operation Flood Project.
The board of directors comprising 9 members elected out of the chairmen of
affiliated primary milk societies run the day to day administration through
Chief Executive Officer. These unions process milk at their own level and
sale / supply the same to the Metro Dairies through the Federation.