The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which markets dairy merchandise beneath the model title Amul, on Saturday determined to hike milk costs by Rs 2 per litre in Ahmedabad and Saurashtra in Gujarat, Delhi-National Capital Region, West Bengal, Mumbai and Maharashtra from December 15.
Mother Dairy has additionally introduced hike in milk costs in Delhi-NCR by as much as Rs three per litre, with impact from December 15.
According to an official assertion, in Ahmedabad, the worth of Amul Gold can be Rs 28 per 500 ml, and Amul Taaza can be Rs 22 per 500 ml. However, there can be no change within the value of Amul Shakti, which continues to be obtainable at Rs 25 per 500 ml.
“In the last three years, Amul has made only two price revision for pouch milk, which is only Rs 4 per litre and less than 3 per cent per annum increase in the MRP (minimum retail price). The price increase in milk is much lower than average food inflation. This year the price of cattle feed has increased by more than 35 per cent,” Amul mentioned within the assertion.
Considering a rise in cattle feed and different enter prices, the member unions of Amul have elevated the milk procurement value within the vary of Rs 100 to Rs 110 per kg fats, which is greater than 15 per cent improve than final yr for the 36 lakh milk producers of Gujarat, the assertion mentioned.
“Amul as a policy passes on almost 80 paise of every rupee paid by consumers for milk and its products to the milk producers. This increase in milk prices by Rs 2 per litre has been done with an aim to sustain remunerative milk price to our milk producers and to encourage them for higher milk production,” the dairy main mentioned.