Kathmandu, September 21, 2017: Nepal Food Corporation (NFC) has begun the sale of goat, and chyangra (mountain goat) for Dashain from today.
As per the price set by the NFC, one he-goat is priced Rs 450 per kilogram, while goat, and chyangra are brought for Rs 455 and Rs 675 per kilogram meat respectively.
The goats and chyangra are sold from NFC’s Thapathali-based godown, and the sale will continue until September 26, said Bagmati Zone Chief of the NFC Bhesh Nath Neupane.
The NFC brings goats and chyangras to Kathmandu from various places outside of the valley for Dashain and sells at subsidised rate.
The total 500 chyangra has been transported to Kathmandu from Mustang so far for the festival this year, while efforts were on to bring 500 more, Neupane said.
Likewise, of a total of 1500 goats to be imported from Dang and Hetauda, 200 have reached the valley while others have been stuck on the way due to rains, he added.