Gomati Cooperative Milk Producers' Union Ltd. had registered under the Societies Act on 2nd March, 1982 and started the milk procurement activities on end of 1982. With the growth in human population and increased demand of the processed milk, modern dairy was set up at Indranagar by the active initiation of the then Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Nripen Chakraborty. Impressed upon the activities of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Nripen Chakraborty, decided to implement the Operation Flood-II programme in the State of Tripura for Dairy Development. And thus Gomati Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd. is established in the year of 1982 and registered under Tripura Cooperative Societies Act, 1974 Tripura Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Limited came into existence in the year 1982 by its registration No.1274, dated 02/03/1982.
In the year September 1983 the Agartala Dairy was handed over to Gomati Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd. on management basis. During handing over of the Agartala Dairy, there were 79 number of Government officers and staffs who were placed under deputation to this Milk Union who were reverted back to the then Animal Husbandry Department, in phases.
During the period from 1982 to 1993 the Milk Union was under the Government nominated Board. During that tenure, Milk Union used to receive financial assistance from the Animal Resources Development Department on different segment.
First elected Board of Gomati Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Ltd. had taken over the charge of Milk Union in the year 1994. After taking over the responsibility by the elected Board, emphasis was given on profitable operation and professional management. The organisation started earning profit and all its cumulative losses has been liquidated.
Capacity of Agartala Dairy (installed in 1980-81) was expanded from 10,000 litres per day to 15,000 litres per day in the year 1997- 98 under IDDP-I and work of further expansion to 19,000 litres per day is completed in the year 2010 under IDDP-III. Expansion in the capacity of dairy plant has become essential to meet up the increasing demand of processed milk.