SRI. MALLIKHARJUN KHARGE INAUGURATES STATE OF THE ART ANIMAL FEED PLANT – RAJASHRI FOODS PVT LTD. AT HIRIYUR, CHITRADURGA DIST
Hiriyur : Sri. Mallikharjun Kharge Honourable member of Parliament, opposition leader in Loksabha,Inaugurates state of the Art Animal Feed Plant – Rajashri Foods Pvt Ltd. at Hiriyur, Chitradurga Dist. The other dignitaries include Sri.D.K.Shivkumar Honourable Minister of Energy, Sri Mallikharjun Rao, Chairman, GMRgroup, Sri MK ,Ramachandra Chairamn MKR Group, , Sri Santi Phongchaisophon, Vice chairman, CPF ,India, Sri PM Ashok, MLA and Honourable Government chief Whip, Sri D Sudhakar, MLA and Sri D Raghumurthy, MLA.
Rajashri foods Private Ltd., a part of MKR Group, Head quartered in Bangalore has been involved in the food and agricultural Processing sectors for over 5 decades. The group has activities in the areas of food processing, animal feed, animal health care and trading.
Animal feed production being the core competence of the group has resulted in setting up of a state of the art plant close to Hiriyur. This project would support poultry and livestock sectors in the surrounding areas and also would support the agricultural sector by way procurement of agricultural produce viz: De-oiled cakes, maize, rice bran, soya bean, broken rice, etc.
A modern grain storage and handling system from M/s Symaga, Spain has been installed at this location.
The surrounding areas of Tumkur, chitradurga, challekere, Davangere and shimoga will directly benefit as most of the agricultural raw materials will be procured from here.
Sri MK Ramachandra, Chairman, MKR group said “The plant would also provide gainful employment to a large number of people by way of direct employment, transportation & logistics, and indirectly to a large number of people in the farming community by procuring their crops”.
He added “The Project at Hiriyur would produce around 1,50,000 metric tons of poultry and cattle feed annually thereby supporting the local farming community. The project is being set up on a capital outlay of INR 30 crores”.
The company has a long term business arrangement with CPF India, a subsidiary of CP Group Thailand who are the leaders in the poultry sector globally.
The technology has been outsourced from Andritz Technologies, Austria who are one of the world leaders in feed Processing, this plant is capable producing high quality feed stuffs to improve the productivity of the animals.The company foresees further growth and opportunities in this sectors in coming years and has plans to expand operations in this location.