Solve Agri & Dairy Institute organized two days customized training on “Efficient Milk Collection Practices” for milk collection staff of Haleeb Foods Limited. The two days training was organized at Haleeb Foods’s plant in Bhai Pheru attended by 25 key personnels from Milk Collection & Dairy Services department. The two days training emphasized on hygienic milk collection and handling in efficient manner. The training, based on participatory approach, covered various important aspects of quality milk collection, including Developing dairy services – connecting with farmers, Hygienic milk collection from farm to factory, Efficient milk collection & handling, Evaluating potential pockets for milk collection & establishing milk collection network, Factors affecting quality of milk, Equipment maintenance & CIP practices, Achieving low bacterial count in raw milk, Professional ethics etc.
The training concluded with the certificate distribution ceremony chaired by Mr. Haroon Lodhi, Chief Operating Officer of Haleeb Foods Limited. Present at the occasion were also Dr. Waseem Shaukat (General Manager, Solve Agri Pak), Mr. Faisal Nisar (Head of Milk Collection & Dairy Services, Haleeb Foods), Dr. Imdad Ali Daudpota (Manager Operations Milk Collection & Dairy Services, Haleeb Foods) and Dr. Muhammad Rasheed (Incharge, Solve Agri & Dairy Institute).
Speaking at the occasion Dr. Waseem Shaukat, GM Solve Agri Pak, lauded the Haleeb Foods’ management for realizing the need of capacity building of their field staff. He said that Solve Agri & Dairy Institute has played pivotal role in human resource development & capacity building of manpower involved in entire dairy value chain at all levels. He anticipated that participants will implement the learnings from this training in their workplaces and will bring substantial improvement in milk collection process. Mr. Faisal Nisar, Head of MCDS Haleeb Foods, appreciated the SADI team for arranging such a participatory training whereby participants took keen interest in learning and refreshing the best practices that needs to be implemented at various levels in milk collection setup.
In his concluding remarks, the chief guest Mr. Haroon Lodhi, COO Haleeb Foods, said that the company has a strong realization of capacity building needs of its staff and this training course depicts the vision of Haleeb’s management for sustainable milk collection & dairy services. He highlighted that Haleeb is keen to revive and strengthen its ties with the dairy farmers by providing effective dairy services and collecting high quality milk on sustainable basis. He appreciated the training participants for their strong commitment with the company’s vision and urged that the milk collection & dairy services staff would play foundations’ role in company’s success.
Later, Mr. Lodhi distributed the certificates among training participants.