Private milk agencies hike the rate of milk by Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 per litre
The rate of milk sold by private milk agencies has increased by Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 per litre. Private milk suppliers play an important role by supplying huge amount of milk all over India. The government supplier of Aavin milk arranges for a supply of only 15 lakh litres. Thus, around 85 percent of the trade demands for milk is catered only by private milk agencies.
The leading private milk suppliers like Dodla, Thirumala, Heritage, and Jersey operate with Andhra as headquarters.
Presently, Dodla, Jersey, Thirumala, and Heritage private milk suppliers have increased their prices. The circular regarding Milk Price increased by Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 per litre has already been sent to milk selling agents.
Dodla and Jersey have Hiked the rate of milk from Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 per litre. Following this, Thirumala and Heritage are set to announce the hike in the rate of milk from the midnight of 6th March 2017 by Rs. 2 to Rs. 5 per litre. The price of curd will also go up by Rs. 5 per litre.
The old and new prices per litre (in Rs.) comparison of milk sold by private agencies
|Milk Type||Old price (in Rs.)||New price (in Rs.)|
|Specially balanced milk||38||