Milk is being bought at Rs 140 per litre in opposition to the federal government price of Rs 110 in Karachi. Photograph: file    

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

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

The wholesale worth 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 mentioned that they had been compelled to promote milk at a better worth because the dairy farmers had refused to offer the commodity on the official charges.

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

Town administration additionally determined it could take authorized motion in opposition to those that violate the federal government charges and that it could assessment the costs of milk each three months.

Karachi Extra Commissioner Jawad Muzaffar, all deputy commissioners, representatives of the Dairy Farmers Affiliation, Wholesalers Affiliation and Retailers Affiliation, the officers from the Bureau of Provide and Costs Livestock Division, meals authority and others, attended the assembly.

The individuals of the assembly hashed out the report of a assessment committee arrange beneath the deputy commissioner of Malir.

The Karachi commissioner mentioned 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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