December 9, 2019
Fair price shops to sell onions in city at Rs 59/kg from today
Fair price shops across the city will sell onions from today to make the vegetable available to the common people at a reasonable price.
“Onions will be available at all the 935 fair price shops at Rs 59 per kg per family from Monday in Kolkata.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had instructed the state government’s supply chain and sales point known as Sufal Bangla to market onions at a maximum of Rs 59 per kg.
The state government will not only subsidise the price of onion but also bear the cost of transportation, distribution and losses in transit.