Tuesday, 23 July, 2024

Price of Milk increased


Kathmandu, Feb. 10: The Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) has increased the price of milk. Organizing a press conference, the DDC informed that the price of milk was increased by Rs 9 per litre.

Currently, it costs Rs 76 per litre and the increased price will be effective from tomorrow, Friday. It will then cost Rs 85 per litre of milk. The meeting of the Board of Directors at DDC had taken this decision on Wednesday.

As per the Board decision, the price hike is however different based on locations. Accordingly, Rs 85 is fixed for the Kathmandu Valley, Hetauda, Biratnagar and Janakpur cities, while Rs 81 for Butwal and Bhairahawa cities, and Rs 79 in Nepalgunj and Dhangadhi.

In the increased price, farmers will be benefitted from Rs 6.52 and the industrialists with Rs 2.88.