Kathmandu: The Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) Lainchaur, which is government-owned, has recently raised the price of milk. The new prices have been sent to the market in milk packets, according to DDC’s deputy general manager and information officer, Rajendra Prasad Adhikari.
This price increase will be implemented across the country. On March 3, the Council of Ministers decided that the minimum purchase price for raw milk, containing four units of fat and milk solids without eight units of fat, would be Rs 65.
The DDC has already paid the adjusted price to the suppliers of raw milk, and now consumers are required to pay the increased price. According to the DDC, the price of their standard milk, which is available in a blue packet and is the most popular product, has increased by Rs 11 per liter, bringing it to Rs 97 in Kathmandu, Biratngar, Janakpur, and Hetauda. In Butwal, the price is Rs 94, while in Nepalgunj and Dhangadhi, it is Rs 92.