Chyangra, the Himalayan goats, will be brought in around 500 numbers to Kathmandu from Darchula district for upcoming Dashain festival.
It is the first time the Himalayan goats are being brought here from Darchula. Food Management and Trading Company is bringing in Chyangras from Darchula reasoning the excessive cost of transportation from Mustang district.
Company’s Executive Director Mohan Prakash Chand shared that it will be the first time in Dashain that Chyangra from Darchula, the western-most district of the country will be brought in Kathmandu.The Company is purchasing Chyangra alive at Rs 1,150 per kg.
This effort will help in stabilizing price of Chyangra in the market. Meanwhile, the Company is sending around 400 quintals of rice to Byas Rural Municipality’s Chhangru and Tinkar in Darchula district at the call of people’s representatives at local level there.
The Company further informed that lentil, flour, salt and sugar will be ferried via helicopter to these places before Dashain.