Anand Dairy chairman Ramsinh Parmar has been elected as the chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (GCMMF), the marketing body of the Amul brand of milk and other dairy products.
Parmar is presently the chairman of Anand's Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers' Union, which is popularly known as the Amul Dairy.
While Jetha Bharwad retained the post of vice chairman for the second consecutive term, Parmar replaced Jetha Patel, who held the post for two-and-a-half years.
The elections to the two posts were held at the GCMMF headquarters in the presence of chairmen of the state's 18 dairy co-operatives who are also members of the GCMMF board.
GCMMF is the apex organisation that generally decides on returns to the milk producers and pricing of milk for consumers. GCMMF has a turnover of Rs 38,000 crore and is the marketing arm of 18 member dairies that own the brand Amul.
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