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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik becomes Omfed brand ambassador

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik was today appointed brand ambassador of State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited (OMFED) today.

Pattnaik would play a significant role in popularising its products through his sand art in various fairs & festivals, Omfed Managing Director Vishal Gagan said.

The presence of the renowned sand artist would also go a long way in the uplift of poor milk producers of the state, he said.

Omfed Chairperson Sarojini Mishra congratulated Pattnaik and said the milk cooperative was proud to have him as its brand ambassador.

Expressing happiness over his appointment, Pattnaik said it was an opportunity for him to serve the farmers of

Omfed, an apex cooperative, has been striving hard since the eightees to provide self employment to 3 lakh farmers of for their sustainable livehood, an Omfed official said.

At present Omfed is selling 5.5 lakh litres milk and milk products in the state through its wide retail network. Omfed is a household brand name in

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 23:02 IST