Forbes India Leadership Awards 2015
30.09.2015 : Forbes India Leadership Awards 2015
Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. received Forbes India Leadership Awards 2015 in the category of "Conscious Capitalist for the Year". Shri R S Sodhi, Managing director, GCMMF received this prestigious award at a sparkling event held in Mumbai on 30th September, 2015.
Dedicating the award to farmers Shri Sodhi told “any recognition to Amul is in fact recognition of the strength of farmers who could produce miracle if they unite productively.” He said, once again it has been proven that the cooperative movement is capable of outpacing the capitalist model and shining on its own.
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Forbes India Magazine has also featured a story on Amul titled "Cow to consumer: Beyond profit for Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation. The story says " Managed and run by the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), the Amul brand is owned by 18,536 village dairy cooperatives like the one in Sandesar and 3.37 million farmers from Gujarat.