Delhi Government to sell onions at Rs 23.90 per kg
New Delhi : Amid skyrocketing price of the onion in the national capital the Delhi government has decided to bring a sigh of relief to the onion consumers.
According the latest announcement, the Delhi government will be selling onions in the Delhi capital at a subsidized price of Rs 23.90 per Kg; one person will be allowed a maximum of 5 kgs for his family.
“The rates of onion have increased. It is being sold at Rs 60-80 per kilogram in the national capital. Our government will start selling onion from Saturday at Rs 23.90 per kilogram,” Chief Minister Kejriwal was quoted as saying by ANI.
“One person can get a maximum of 5-kg onion for their family. We have identified 400 ration shops and 70 mobile vans to sell onion. One mobile van will cover an Assembly area,” added Kejriwal.
He said that the Delhi government will be procuring around one lakh kilogram of onions from the Centre over the next five days, Kejriwal said that onions will be sold at 400 ration shops and 70 mobile vans in the national capital.
It is expected that the onion prices will return to normalcy by November end when fresh khareef crop will arrive in the market.