The Plant was established in 1980 by The Punjab Dairy Development Corporation. The Punjab Dairy Development Corp. and Milked are the two Government dairy organizations which are running pay rolled to each other. In 1982 both these organizations submerged into one which is now named as MILKFED. In the beginning the capacity of the plant was 1,00,000 liters per day and the number of workers was only 700. The products manufactured initially were liquid milk, ghee and cheese. Paneer production started in 1990 and curd production started in 1997. The Plant has introduced ISO-9002 quality Management System to ensure highest quality products with built in safety to the consumers.
Milk Plant, Mohali is located at District Ropar in Punjab. It is located on National Highway No. 21, joining Chandigarh with Ropar, Jalandhar and Amritsar. It is situated in Phase-VI Industrial area, Mohali at a distance of about 8km.from Chandigarh. There is a great advantage as it is directly connected to National Highway which is facilitating all transportation and allied facilities.