fter months of gap, the administration has finally fixed the retail price of mutton at Rs 535 per kilogram.
After meeting the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole, Kashmir, Khazir Muhammad Regoo, President Retail Mutton Dealer’s Association Farooq Ahmed Dar announced that all mutton shops will open from tomorrow.
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“We had a threadbare discussion with the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir. Government is not ready to fix Rs 550 as rate for per kg mutton and after discussions, new rate has been fixed at Rs 535 per kg,” said Regoo.
Earlier, on 3 November 2020, the Divisional Administration Kashmir had fixed Rs 480 per kilogram for the mutton which was a hike of Rs 40 to the last government notified rates in 2016.