According to a report in PTI: The authorities in Maharashtra are currently studying different models of retail stores including Safal outlets, Dubai’s Gulf Food among others to set up such facilities.
The ministers have also visited the Safal’s distribution and processing unit in Mangolpuri. The state has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Diary Development Board (NDDB) in this regard. Mother Diary, which runs Safal stores, is a subsidiary of NDDB.
The state government has also discussed a proposal with Safal for selling cashew nuts grown in the Konkan belt of Maharashtra to be sold through its stores.