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Dairy farmers seek MSP for milk

Cooperatives, private dairies now pay Rs 25-30/litre against production cost of Rs 20-25/litre

Dilip Kumar Jha  |  Mumbai 

Dairy farmers have urged the government to set a minimum support price (MSP) for milk. Last year when markets were abundantly supplied, cooperative and private dairies paid Rs 19-20 for a litre of milk to farmers. This price resulted in a loss of Rs 2-5 a litre for farmers.  Cooperatives and private dairies are now paying Rs 25-30 for a litre of milk against a cost of production of Rs 20-25 a litre. But milk production has started falling with a gradual increase in temperature and farmers face an uncertain income. Speaking on the sidelines of the 45th Dairy ...

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Cooperatives, private dairies are now paying Rs 25-30/litre of milk against a production cost of Rs 20-25/litre Dairy farmers have urged the government to set a minimum support price (MSP) for milk. Last year when markets were abundantly supplied, cooperative and private dairies paid Rs 19-20 for a litre of milk to farmers. This price resulted in a loss of Rs 2-5 a litre for farmers.  Cooperatives and private dairies are now paying Rs 25-30 for a litre of milk against a cost of production of Rs 20-25 a litre. But milk production has started falling with a gradual increase in temperature and farmers face an uncertain income. Speaking on the sidelines of the 45th Dairy ... image
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Dairy farmers seek MSP for milk

Cooperatives, private dairies now pay Rs 25-30/litre against production cost of Rs 20-25/litre

Dairy farmers have urged the government to set a minimum support price (MSP) for milk. Last year when markets were abundantly supplied, cooperative and private dairies paid Rs 19-20 for a litre of milk to farmers. This price resulted in a loss of Rs 2-5 a litre for farmers.  Cooperatives and private dairies are now paying Rs 25-30 for a litre of milk against a cost of production of Rs 20-25 a litre. But milk production has started falling with a gradual increase in temperature and farmers face an uncertain income. Speaking on the sidelines of the 45th Dairy ...

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