Thiruvananthapuram, Jul 12 (UNI): Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (KCMMF) on Monday paid rich tributes to the memory of P A Balan Master, who had passed away on Saturday while serving as Chairman of Milma.
Speaking at a condolence meeting held at Milma’s headquarters Milma Bhavan here, the Chairman of Regional Unions, Federation Board Members, Officials and employees of KCMMF recalled the lasting contributions of Balan Master for the growth of Milma and the welfare of dairy farmers in Kerala.
Mr K.S. Mani, Chairman, Malabar Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited (MRCMPU); John Theruvath, Chairman, Ernakulam Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited (ERCMPU); N. Bhasurangan, Convenor, Administrative Committee, Thiruvananthapuram Regional Co-operative Milk Producers’ Union Limited, (TRCMPU); Federation Board members, officials and employees spoke.
Balan Master, 74, passed away at Thrissur.
A founding leader of Milma, he had been active in Kerala’s Co-operative sector for over four decades, and had served on the director board of KCMMF and its Regional unions for over three decades.
He was elected as the Chairman of KCMMF or ‘Milma’ on January 22, 2019 for a period of 5 years.