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NEW DELHI: Stepping up measures to provide relief to consumers from rising onion prices, the Centre said Mother Dairy’s Safal outlets will also sell buffer onion at a subsidised rate of Rs 25 per kg from weekend in Delhi-NCR.
The Hyderabad Agricultural Cooperative Association is doing the same in Telangana and other southern states.
Already, cooperative bodies NCCF and Nafed are retailing buffer onion at subsidised rate on behalf of the Central government. While Nafed has so far set up 329 retail points consisting of mobile vans and station outlets in 55 cities across 21 states, NCCF has set up 457 retail points in 54 cities in 20 states, it said.
Kendriya Bhandar too has started retail supply of onion through its outlets across Delhi-NCR from November 3.