Following a high walking in onion costs, the State federal government stepped in to provide onion at lower costs through co-operative outlets.
The circulation of onions through co-operative outlets started here on Tuesday. The onions are cost the State federal government recommended cost of 45 per kg.
Following a high walking in onion costs, the State federal government stepped in to provide onion at lower costs through co-operative outlets. Onion costs increased to 90 just recently. On Tuesday, the costs at farmers’ market was 80 for huge onions and 86 for shallots.
According to authorities here, presently Salem got 2 tonnes of onions through Tamil Nadu Cooperative Marketing Federation that was acquired from National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited. The onions are offered to the general public through the self-service centre of Ponni wholesale shop near old bus stand and Farm Fresh outlet at Palapatti. Authorities stated a client would be offered just one kg at 45 and it was offered just to the general public. They stated they were anticipating more loads in the coming days.
In Namakkal, the authorities stated they had actually positioned orders for 20 tonnes of onions and they were anticipating shipment in a couple of days. It would be offered to the general public through co-operative outlets and Amma mini marts.