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TN govt raises Aavin milk price by Rs 6 per litre

ANI | August 18, 2019 03:34 PM
Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar speaking to ANI on Sunday. (Photo/ANI)

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Tamil Nadu government has decided to hike prices of Aavin milk by Rs 6 per litre from tomorrow (August 19).

"The procurement price has also been increased by Rs 6 per litre to Rs 41 per litre for buffalo milk and Rs 4 per litre to Rs 32 per litre for cow milk. The hike in price will be effective from August 19. The increase in the price was following a request from milk producers," State government said in a statement.

Speaking to ANI, state Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar said: "Milk producers said that they were facing losses. In order to address their concerns, we have hiked the price of milk in the state." (ANI)

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