Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: The Malabar Regional Cooperative Milk Producers' Union at its executive committee meeting held here on February 26 decided to hike the rate of the price of milk procured from dairy farmers of primary milk cooperative societies by a rupee for a litre during summer.

The hiked price would be provided to the cooperatives for milk procured from March 1 to March 31, in view of the increased cost incurred by dairy farmers during summer, the meeting noted. The hiked priced would be paid to the primary societies once in 10 days, it was added.