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Govt fixes rates for sacrificial livestock in Kashmir

A vendor weighing a sacrificial sheep before its sale in the market ahead of Eid-Ul-Azha being celebrated on Wednesday July 21, 2021 in Kashmir valley. TheDispatch

SRINAGAR: The government of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday fixed the rates for sacrificial livestock in the Kashmir Valley ahead of Eid-ul-Adha.

According to an order Director Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department has revised and re-fixed the rates of Qurbani (sacrificial) livestock in the valley.

“Consequent upon the decisions taken in the meeting, regarding fixing/ review of rates of sacrificial (Qurbani) livestock, held today on 27-06-2022 and in supersession of all previous notifications issued on the subject and in exercise of the powers conferred upon me under Jammu & Kashmir Mutton Licensing & Control Order, 1973 read with SRO – 31 dated 1974, I, Dr Abdul Salam Mir, Director Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, Kashmir revise and re-fix the sale rate of Qurbani livestock,” read the order.

It reads that the rates for Delhi Walla and Merino Cross varieties of Sheep have been fixed at Rs 310 per kg, those of Bakerwal and Kashmiri varieties at Rs 295 per kg and for goat has been fixed at Rs 285 per kg—(KNO)

 

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