- Following the rise in fuel prices, the price of milk has also gone up
- In Madhya Pradesh, the price may go up by Rs 12 per liter from March
- They want the milk supply to be increased from Rs 43 to Rs 55 per liter
The rise in milk prices comes on the back of rising petrol and diesel prices, LPG cylinders and vegetables. Dairy farmers from 25 villages met and decided to increase the price of milk.
Transport rates have gone up due to hike in petrol and diesel prices. Dairy farmers are of the view that the increase in the price of fodder is not enough to increase the price of milk. If the milk price hike is not approved, the decision will be made to suspend supply. Even before the spread of the corona virus, milk producers had decided to increase prices.
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But no agreement was reached with the traders. In view of the Kovid-19 crisis, it was decided to increase the price of milk by Rs 2 per liter, but the hike did not take effect.
It should be noted that the price of buffalo milk is increasing by Rs 12 per liter. Buying a buffalo costs between Rs 1 lakh and Rs 1.5 lakh. But the price of milk available to suppliers is only Rs 43 per liter. That is why in the current scenario, the price of milk is being raised to Rs 55 per liter. Milk producers say