New Delhi (27/09/2019): The Delhi government will sell onions at ₹23.90 per kilogram in the city from September 28
Announcing the decision at a press conference, Kejriwal said that onions will be sold at 400 ration shops and 70 mobile vans.
The government will procure one lakh kilogram of onions from the Centre over the next five days.
He said one person can buy a maximum of five kilograms of onion at one time. The chief minister said in retail, onion is currently being sold at ₹60 to 80 per kilograms.
Nafed, which holds the Central buffer, has been directed to distribute onions in Delhi through stores of Safal, Mother Dairy, the National Cooperative Consumers’ Federation (NCCF) and its own outlets at a fixed rate of not more than ₹24 per kilo.
Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Tripura and Odisha are reported to have demanded onions from the Centre.