BY TC News Desk
Agartala, August 29, 2023: After opening fair price outlets for onions in the markets of Maharaj Ganj Bazar, Battala and Lake Chowmuhani, another onion counter under the initiative of the Food department was opened for the sale of onions at a fair price to the consumers at ration shop number 21, Pragati road on Tuesday.
Here onions will be sold to the consumers at a price of Rs 37 per kg every day from 7 am to 11 am and 4 pm to 7 pm. The counter was opened for the benefits of the consumers due to the surging prices of onions in the market.
Food department Director Nirmal Adhikari said that more such counters will be opened in other parts of the states. Among them Ranirbazar, Mohanpur and Jirania sub-division are taken into consideration as per the demands of the consumers. These counters will be in continuation until any reduction in onion prices is reported.
Moreover, the consumers expressed their satisfaction with the initiative and wished to have more such counters for the sale of onions at an affordable price.