availability of onions: Evaluate availability and demand of onions in the district and ensure proper supply as per the demand
Problems related to import, transport and storage of onions should be solved immediately
Information about stock available and wholesale price of onions should be displayed on selling centers
Wholesale and retail price of onions should be publicized
Raipur, October 23
availability of onions: As per the instructions of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, State Government’s Food and Civil Supply and Consumer Protection has directed all the district collectors to ensure availability of onions in their districts and regulation of market price of the same. Guidelines for monitoring, regulation and survey of the market price of onions has been issued to the collectors.
In the guidelines issued to the District Collectors, it has been stated that the evaluation of market prices of essential goods in the districts by State-level price monitoring cell has revealed unexpected inflation in market retail price of onion in last one month. Collectors of all the districts have been directed to ensure availability of onion stock and to monitor the market price of onions.
availability of onions: Food Civil Supply and Consumer Protection Department has instructed District Collectors to take a meeting of wholesalers and retailers of onion, and evaluate the availability and demand of the same to ensure supply of onions as per the demand. Daily inflow and consumption of onion at district-level should be reviewed and any problems related to import, transport and storage of onions should be immediately redressed. Wholesalers should compulsorily display the information about stock available and wholesale price of onions every day at the selling center. Collectors have been asked to publicize the wholesale and retail price of onions in the district so that common people get the information and unnecessary inflation can be avoided.