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, a copy of which lies with a local news agency, Kashmir News Observer (KNO), 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,” reads the order.
It reads that the rates for Delhi Walla and Merino Cross varieties of Sheep have been fixed at 310 rupees per kg, those of Bakerwal and Kashmiri varieties at 295 per kg rupees and for goat has been fixed at 285 per kg rupees. (KNO)