Presently, retail onion prices in Delhi are ruling in the range of Rs 30-40 per kg on tight supplies.
While accepting to the request of the Department of Consumer Affairs, Mother Dairy, which sells fresh vegetables and fruits under the brand Safal, has cut down the price of onions by Rs 2 per kg in the National Capital.
Consumer Affairs Department’s direction to Mother Dairy came after taking note of rising price of onions. Presently, retail onion prices in Delhi are ruling in the range of Rs 30-40 per kg on tight supplies.
The Central government has also asked the co-operative Nafed (National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India) to boost supplies in the city from the buffer stock.
The department said, "The Department of Consumer Affairs advised Mother Dairy to roll back the prices of onions by Rs 2 across all variants. Mother Dairy agreed to reduce these rates from Rs 25.90 to Rs 23.90 for the loose variant and from Rs 27.90 to Rs 25.90 for the packed variant at all its stores in Delhi."