Mother Dairy to Pay Farmers More; No Price Hike
Leading milk supplier Mother Dairy today said it will pay farmers .₹ 2 more for every litre procured during this summer but ruled out any increase in retail prices for at least next two months. At the beginning of this month, Mother Dairy was procuring milk at an average .₹ 37-37.50 per litre from farmers in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh. “I do not expect retail prices to go up in the next 60 days. But we will have to pay more to farmers during summer,” Mother Dairy MD S Nagarajan said.