According to commissioner office’s price list, the raise means Rs46 jump or difference between officially regulated rates and revised rates
Dairy farmers on Tuesday unilaterally announced to increase the price of milk by Rs10 per litre in Karachi, against the official retail rates fixed by the government.
The dairy farmers decided to reduce milk prices by Rs6 to Rs90 per litre.
In a crackdown against illegal hike in milk prices, at least four shopkeepers have been apprehended and 21 challaned for selling milk at rates higher than the government-approved price in Karachi.
The government had set the milk price at Rs94 per litre
Taking notice of illegal hike in milk prices, Special Assistant to Sindh Chief Minister, Dr Katumal Jewan here on Friday directed Karachi’s commissioner and price control magistrates to launch crackdown against all those selling milk at exorbitant rates in the city.
Official sources said that the price of milk was notified at Rs94 per litre by the city administration.
Commissioner Karachi also warned of legal action if any retailer or dairy farmer raised the milk prices on their own.