Karachi admin fails to make sure sale of milk at official price

Milk is being sold at Rs 140 per litre against the government rate of Rs 110 in Karachi. Photo: file
Milk is being offered at Rs 140 per litre towards the federal government price of Rs 110 in Karachi. Photo: file    

KARACHI: The Karachi administrant has fully failed to make sure the sale of milk at official charges because the commodity is being offered at Rs 140 per litre towards the federal government price of Rs 110 within the metropolis.

The metropolis administration has now fastened the retail value of milk at Rs120 per litre, whereas the worth for dairy farmers has been set at Rs105/litre.

The wholesale value of the commodity has been fastened at Rs110 per litre, in keeping with a notification issued by Karachi Commissioner Iqbal Memon.

When requested why they weren’t complying with the federal government price, a shopkeeper stated that they had been compelled to promote milk at the next value because the dairy farmers had refused to supply the commodity on the official charges.

Earlier, the commissioner had chaired a gathering and reviewed the costs of milk.

The metropolis administration additionally determined it could take authorized motion towards those that violate the federal government charges and that it could evaluate the costs of milk each three months.

Karachi Additional Commissioner Jawad Muzaffar, all deputy commissioners, representatives of the Dairy Farmers Association, Wholesalers Association and Retailers Association, the officers from the Bureau of Supply and Prices Livestock Department, meals authority and others, attended the assembly.

The contributors of the assembly hashed out the report of a evaluate committee arrange beneath the deputy commissioner of Malir.

The Karachi commissioner stated the brand new milk charges have been determined in mild of the report, which reviewed the manufacturing value of milk in session with farmers, wholesalers and retailers.


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