Hamirpur (HP): Kamdhenu Hitkari Manch, Bilaspur has increased its Vyas Dhenu milk price by two rupees per liter from today.
Earlier, Amul Milk had increased its price by two rupees per liter.
Under the new rates, milk will now be available at Rs 58 in low-lying areas and Rs 60 per liter in hilly areas and Chandigarh.
This milk is supplied in Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Mandi, Kullu, Solan, Shimla, and Chandigarh.
Kamdhenu Hitkari Manch President Nanak Chand said that keeping in view the interest of milk-producing families; the organization has increased the prices by Rs 2 per liter.
Notably, Kamdhenu Hitkari manch is an NGO and was registered under the HP societies act, of 1960. It started functioning in October 2001 with the collection of only 37 liters of milk which has now risen to 30000 liters at present.
There are 4500 milk producer families in the districts of Bilaspur and Solan that supply milk to the society and thereafter that milk is sold in all parts of Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh.
It also produces curd, paneer, lassi, ice cream, sweets, and ghee purely made of Cow milk.