Kolhapur Zilla Sahakari Dudh Utpadak Sangh Ltd. well known with its popular brand ‘Gokul‘ is an Operation Flood cooperative dairy project established on 16th March 1963. Since then achieved  many land marks in Milk Procurement, Extension, Animal Health, Breeding, Milk Processing, Product making and Marketing. At present Gokul has modern 17 Lakh Liters/day capacity dairy plant , satelite dairy at udgaon , tal shirol and 4 owned chilling centers having 7 Lakh Liters/day milk handling capacity with modern Packing Unit at Navi Mumbai.

For milk production enhancement in milk shed   we have presently 46 Mobile veterinary routes , 406 Cluster  A. I. Centers,  A state of the art new 450 MT/day capacity Cattle Feed Plant with popular ‘Mahalaxmi’ brand is operational at Kagal-Hatkanangale Five Star MIDC. The old cattle feed plant with 200 MT/day capacity plant is simultaneously operational. With the assistance of NDDB Gokul started Total Milk Ration (TMR) project of 50 MT/Day capacity. The TMR plant was operational from 07 December 2018.

Special Features :

  • Gokul received “Sahakar Bhushan” award, 3 times from Government of Maharashtra.
  • NDDB Excellence Award – for highest number of functional women dairy cooperative societies
  • Plant Holds Food Safety Management System Certificate ISO 22000:2018. 
  • Own Cattel Feed Plant of 450 MT/Day capacity holding ISO 9001:2015 and B.I.S.Certificate. 
  • ‘Energy Saving Award’ in Dairy vertical 6 times by Government of Maharashtra.
  • Union continue renuwal of Export Inspection License for Product Exports.
  • 14 times winner of National Productivity Awards from 1988/89 to 2006/07.
  • Gokul bags PATENT for its innovation Milk Replacer.
  • We pay back 76 to 82% for every sale rupee generated in form of price and services to the Milk Producer.
  • Turnover for financial year 2021-2022  – Rs. 2929.31 Crores.(provisional)
  • Plant commissioned in 1986 with 2 Lakh process capacity. Average growth rate in last 32 years is 10 to 11%.
  • Highest milk handling – 16.37 Lakh Ltr/day. Average handling in Dairy Plant – 13.06 Lakh Ltr./day.