Kathmandu, Mar. 16: The government-owned Dairy Development Corporation (DDC), Lainchaur increased the price of milk from today.
According to DDC deputy general manager and information officer, Rajendra Prasad Adhikari, the DDC sent the milk packets with the new prices across the country. As per the decision of Council of Ministers on March 3, Rs. 65 has been fixed as a minimum purchase price of raw milk containing four units fat from farmers.
The price of DDC standard milk has increased by Rs. 11 per liter to touch at Rs 97, according to the DDC. This price is in effect in Kathmandu, Biratngar, Janakpur and Hetauda. Similarly, it is Rs. 94 in Butwal and Rs. 92 in Nepalgunj and Dhangadhi.