The mobile sales activities are being coordinated across the country through a control room of the Fisheries Department and another of the Livestock Department
Meat, fish, egg, milk, and other dairy products worth Tk204.43 crore were sold in a month through the mobile sales activities of the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock that started on April 5.
The mobile sales activities are being coordinated across the country through a control room of the Fisheries Department and another of the Livestock Department, the ministry said in a press handout.
The ministry initiated the sale to ensure supply of fish, milk, meat, and egg at fair prices to ensure people’s nutrition during the lockdown enforced by the government to contain the spread of Covid-19.
According to the information of the control room, fish, meat, milk, eggs, and dairy products were sold in 64 districts of the country through 17,954 mobile sales centres.
In the mobile sales centres, milk is selling for between Tk50 to Tk60 per litre, eggs at Tk6 per piece, beef at Tk500 per kg, mutton at Tk700 per kg, golden chicken at Tk200 to Tk220 per kg, and broiler chicken at Tk119 to Tk130 per kg.
In addition to mobile sales outlets, fish worth around Tk3 crore have been sold online in the last one month.
Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim and Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Raonak Mahmud are regularly supervising the mobile sales activities across the country, the handout added.