KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 23
Dairy Development Corporation, Bagmati Province division is preparing to build a milk processing plant and chocolate factory in Rapti Municipality in association with the latter. After completing the detailed project report, the provincial division of DDC is now preparing to call a tender for factory construction.
As per the DDC, of the total investment, the provincial government will invest 70 per cent while local government will invest 30 per cent for the project. The project is estimated to cost Rs 243.7 million. However, the construction cost might change later based on the tender agreement.
According to DDC’s concept report, the project has targeted to purchase at least 30,000 litres of milk from dairy cooperative institutions of Chitwan every day and produce chocolates out of it. Yearly around 10.8 million litres of milk will be processed to produce chocolates