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Under OPRATION FLOOD - I, a Feeder Balancing Dairy was established at Vadlamudi village of Guntur District by the NDDB in the year 1977. The milk producers of Krishna, Guntur and West Godavari districts generously contributed and donated one day milk value for the purchase of 34.46 acres of land to construct a dairy plant, Subsequently. 53 acres of land was purchased to construct staff quarters and technical inputs program facilities. The Guntur District Milk Producers Co-operative union Ltd., was registered under the APCS ACT-1964 on 23-02-1977. The Government of AP has handed over the feeder Balancing Dairy to the Union Board along with two chilling centers located at Narasaraopet and Gurajala on 01-08-1978. There were 91 registered milk societies at that time. The Government has also contributed Rs. 81 Lakh to the union as share Capital.

The union has been converted to the A.P MACS Act 1995 with valuable support from NDDB on 01-02-1997 to facilitate more democracy and freedom to the affiliated societies as well as in the governing of the union. As a requisite for conversion, the union had repaid the share capital of Rs. 81 Lakhs to the Government of A.P by obtaining interest free loan from NDDB.Further, Sangam Dairy was incorporated as "Sangam Milk Producer Company Limited" under Part IX-A of the Companies Act 1956 on 18-06-2013.

The name "Sangam Dairy" is due to the presence of "Sangameswara" temple at Sangam Jagarlamudi village near the vicinity of Vadlamudi Village. The Dairy is located on the Guntur - Tenali state highway at a distance of about 15km from Guntur and 10km from Tenali giving good architectural view to attracting visitors. It is one of the most familiar visiots' spots in Guntur District.

Sri .D Veeraiah Chowdary

Popularly known as ‘Pala Veeraiah’ , Sri D. Veeraiah Chowdary(DVC) was elected as the Chairman of Sangam Dairy in 1979 and continued till .....He was the chief architect, in bringing several thousands of milk producers into the cooperative fold, and assuring them a year round market for milk at remunerative prices Being a farmer himself, he knew the sufferings of the farming community and all the decisions he had taken centred around the welfare of milk producers. His engagement with the milk producers was total. He was way ahead of his times and with his missionary zeal built a firm foundation for the growth of Sangam Dairy. He was responsible for projecting Guntur District and Sangam dairy in the milk map of India.

He was the Chairman of AP Dairy Devpt Coop Federation during.......During his stint at state level, he played an active role in spreading the cooperative movement to other districts and built dairy infrastructure for procurement, processing and marketing of milk. He also held the post of Revenue Minister in the cabinet of Sri N T Rama Rao.

Dr. V. Kurien.

Dr Kurien, the former Chairman of NDDB, was the chief architect of the ‘White Revolution’ in India. Popularly called as the ‘Milk Man of India’, he spearheaded the ‘Operation Flood’ programmes in the country, replicating the ‘Anand Model’ of cooperative structure. A doyen of ‘AMUL’ movement, he believed in cooperative federalism and empowering the farmers to manage their businesses. He laid a firm foundation of farmer owned and managed cooperatives in the country, by setting up infrastructure , integrating the procurement, processing and marketing operations of their produce. The success of several dairy development programmes, spearheaded by NDDB, has today made our country not only self sufficient in milk, but also the largest milk producer in the world.

He was actively involved with the Sangam Dairy project and mentored it in its formative years. The combination of DVC and Dr Kurien made a ‘formidable duo’ which saw Sangam Dairy sailing smooth, through its critical years.