Staff Correspondent: The government will sell milk, egg, and meat at subsidised rates for mass people at 10 locations in the capital from Sunday.
Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim will inaugurate the sale at the Livestock Services Department premises in the city, the ministry said in a press release issued yesterday.
The Fisheries and Livestock Ministry decided to implement the mobile marketing system to meet people’s needs of animal protein and nutrition keeping the prices stable and increasing the supply of meat, milk, egg with the assistance of traders, producers and supply chain stakeholders.
The sale of the food items will continue till 28th Ramadan where the government’s mobile vehicles will sell pasteurized milk at Tk 60 per liter, beef at Tk 550 per Kg, mutton at Tk 800 per Kg, dressed broiler chicken at Tk 200 per Kg and four eggs at Tk 30.
The mobile sale activities will be launched at 10 locations in the city initially. These are Abdul Gani Road adjacent to the secretariat, Khamarbari Gol Chattar, Japan Garden City, Mirpur 60 feet road, Ajimpur Matrisadan, Noyabazar in old town, Arambagh, Notun Bazar, Kalshi in Mirpur, and Jatrabari.
Livestock and Dairy Development project under the Livestock Services Department will provide overall assistance in the sale activities. Besides, Bangladesh Dairy Farmers’ Association (BDFA) and Bangladesh Poultry Industries Central Council (BPICC) are involved in it.
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