Amul hikes milk prices by Rs 2 per litre in Delhi NCR, Maharashtra and other states from tomorrow

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New Delhi: Dairy main Amul mentioned Monday it is going to improve milk costs by Rs 2 per litre in Delhi NCR, Maharashtra and different states from Tuesday because of a rise in manufacturing price.

Milk costs had been final revised two years again in March 2017, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Advertising and marketing Federation (GCMMF), which sells milk and milk merchandise underneath the Amul model, mentioned in an announcement.

The brand new value will come into impact from 21 Might onwards and on all six manufacturers being bought in main markets of Delhi-NCR, Gujarat, West Bengal, Kolkata, Uttaranchal, Maharashtra and different states, the GCMMF mentioned in an announcement.

The revised value of 500 millilitre (ml) pack of ‘Amul Gold’ in Ahmedabad shall be Rs 27, ‘Amul Shakti’ at Rs 25, ‘Amul Taaza’ at Rs 21 and ‘Amul Diamond’ at Rs 28, it mentioned.

There was no change in cow milk costs in Gujarat, the cooperative added.

 Amul hikes milk prices by Rs 2 per litre in Delhi NCR, Maharashtra and other states from tomorrow

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“This increase in milk prices by Rs 2 per litre has happened after a gap of two years with an aim to provide remunerative milk purchase price to our milk producers owing to drop in milk production and increase in the cost of production,” GCMMF mentioned.

Contemplating the rise in the price of milk manufacturing, all member milk unions of Gujarat have elevated the milk buy value by a minimal of Rs 30-50 per kg fats (5-Eight per cent) over the previous few months, it mentioned.

It will inspire milk producers to maintain inducting new animals and to maintain producing milk and help their livelihood, it added.

Stating that nationwide and worldwide dairy markets have witnessed antagonistic circumstances within the final two years, GCMMF mentioned there was a steep decline in costs of commodities comparable to skimmed milk produce (SMP) and butter oil. This has resulted in a decline in producer costs of milk throughout India, resulting in an antagonistic influence on milk producers.

“However, the milk cooperatives of Gujarat continued to pay remunerative prices of milk to its producers and the average final price of milk paid to our producers has increased to Rs 710 per kg fat in 2017-18 to Rs 730 per kg fat in 2018-19,” it mentioned.

Sadly during the last one 12 months, GCMMF mentioned, there was a significant improve in costs of main cattle feed elements comparable to de-oiled rice bran by 61 per cent, rice polish tremendous by 22 per cent, molasses by 82 per cent, maize by 63 per cent and so forth, which has resulted in improve within the cattle feed value by over 15 per cent.

Equally, the speed inexperienced fodder has seen hike of greater than 100 per cent on this summer season.

Amul, as a cooperative, passes on virtually 80 paise of each rupee paid by shoppers to the milk producers, the cooperative added.

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