Tamil Nadu government will hike price of Aavin milk by Rs 6 per litre from August 19.
Standardised milk will be sold at Rs 41 per litre, says a government press release..
The procurement price has also been increased by Rs 6 per litre to ₹41 per litre for buffalo milk and ₹4 to ₹32 for cow milk. The increase in the price was following a request from 4.60 lakh milk producers, the release added.
In 2018-19, Aavin sold over 12 lakh litres in Chennai every day.
The last revision in milk prices was in 2014, when the state government hiked it by Rs 10 per litre following demands from milk producers.