Karachi Dairy Farmers Increase Milk Price by Rs. 20 Per Liter

Dairy farmers in Karachi have increased the price of milk by Rs. 20 per liter in an overnight price revision that was made without the approval of the administration.

The new price for the retail customers will be Rs. 140 per liter, as announced by the Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association President, Shakir Umar Gujjar. An additional increment of Rs. 16 has also been made to the wholesale rates.


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Milk is being currently being sold at Rs. 120 in Karachi in violation of the price list issued by the Commissioner Karachi’s office, according to which its official rate is Rs. 94 per liter.

This spike in the price of milk will increase the difference between the official rate and the market rate by Rs. 46.

Meanwhile, the retailers have claimed to be unaware of the revision, and have affirmed that they will continue to sell milk at the regulated prices.


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On the other hand, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has announced a price hike of Rs. 10.37 per kg for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for February.

The price of an 11.8 kg LPG cylinder for domestic consumers has also been increased by Rs. 122.36 from Rs. 1,741 to Rs. 1863.14.

  • Govt. has fixed rate at Rs.94 and are pressuring local shops to sell at this price, where as big brands like Olpers, Milkpak are exempt from this as can sell at Rs. 140 to Rs. 160 per litre, why? The regulations should be enforced across the board.

  • Imran khan is actually feel like a curse over all Pakistani people,he just came to gather wealth of his part nthg else.

  • Imran Khan and Asad Umar keep on telling people there is no price escalatiin and inflatiin in Pakistan. With significant increase in prices of milk, another essential item by Rs 20 per litr, there is no denial that here exists mega inflation in country with which people are reeling. Key interest rates therefore of necessity need to be atleast at 20% as instrument to control inflation and to attain various micro and macro economic objectives in the country.

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