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Farmers demand hike in milk price

The Nepal Weekly
February 1, 2022

Farmers of Chitwan have demanded immediate hike of milk price. They have also warned of launching struggle if the unit price of milk was not increased at the earliest. At a press conference here on Sunday, Chitwan Milk Producers Cooperative Association Limited warned that they would mount pressure on the concerned authority to increase the unit price.  

They have demanded increment of Rs 15-20 in the milk price per liter. According to chair of the Association Rudramani Neupane they are preparing for launching agitation since the milk price has not been increased as pledged earlier. It is shared that the government was making preparation to increase milk price of Rs 10 per liter and provide Rs 7 to farmers and Rs 3 to dairy industry.