Leading milk suppliers Mother Dairy and Amul on Saturday announced an increase in milk prices by up to Rs 3 per litre in Delhi-NCR due to lower supply and rise in procurement cost.
The new prices will be effective from Sunday, it said.
Prices of both token and poly pack milk have been increased in a range of Rs 2-3 per litre.
The price of bulk vended milk (token milk) has been hiked by Rs 2 to Rs 42 per litre.
In poly packs, full cream milk rate has been raised by Rs 2 to Rs 55 per litre. Price of half litre full cream milk has been hiked to Rs 28 from Rs 27.
Toned milk price has been hiked by Rs 3 per litre to Rs 45 while double-toned milk will now be sold at Rs 39 per litre compared to Rs 36.
Price of cow milk too has been raised by Rs 3 per litre to Rs 47 per litre. "Milk availability across various states is under severe stress due to adverse climatic conditions including extended monsoon and delayed start of the flush season. The adverse climatic conditions have also resulted in a significant increase in feed and fodder prices.