31 C
Panjim
Friday, February 26, 2021

Goa places order for 1,045 metric tones of Onions to be provided at subsidized rate

Must read

CM Pramod Sawant inaugurates new premises of Atal Incubation Centre, at GIM campus; kicks off four start-up initiatives

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Honourable Pramod Sawant inaugurated the new premises of the Atal Incubation Centre at GIM (AIC-GIM) at the Goa Institute of...

We have alliance in MMC polls: Digambar Kamat

  Margao: Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat has reiterated that he has tie up with Goa Forward Party for upcoming Margao Municipal Council election. “I along...

Rajesh Khaunte hints at contesting from St Cruz constituency

Panaji: Businessman and social worker Rajesh Khaunte, elder brother of Porvorim MLA Shri Rohan Ashok Khaunte, has hinted that he will be contesting upcoming...

घोटगे सोनवडे घाटमार्गाच्या 4.30 कि.मी. साठीचे टेंडर तातडीने काढा व्हिडीओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगच्या माध्यमातुन झालेल्या बैठकित खा.विनायक राऊत,आ. वैभव नाईक यांच्या सूचना

  सिंधुदुर्ग व कोल्हापूर जिल्ह्यांना जोडणारा घोटगे सोनवडे घाटमार्गाचा प्रश्न मार्गी लावण्याच्या अनुषंगाने गुरूवारी व्हिडीओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगच्या माध्यमातुन बैठक संपन्न झाली. या बैठकीत सिंधुदुर्गमधील घाटरस्त्याच्या 7.30...
- Advertisement -

Panaji: Goa government has began process to procure Onions to be sold through the chain of fair price shops.

The government will import 1,045 metric tones of Onions from Nasik-based agency that would be supplied to 3.5 lakh Ration Card holders in the state at a subsidized rate.

 Cabinet on last Wednesday approved the proposal to provide Onions at subsidized rate for the consumers after the price of the commodity increased substantially.

“Goa government has ordered 1,045 Metric tones of Onions from Nasik based National Agriculture Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED), which would be provided to all the ration card holders,” stated Siddhivinayak Naik, Director, state Civil Supplies Department.

He said that each of the 3.5 lakh ration card holder would be provided three kgs of onion by holding the special drive across all the fair price shops. Naik said that the attempts are on to get the commodity as soon as possible from Nasik.

“Once we have stock arriving in the state, the consumers would be informed through media advertisements, SMSes and other social media modes so that they can collect it from their respective fair price shops,” Naik said.

He said that the state government is trying to get the stock “as soon as possible” as there Nasik based agency is already flooded with demand for Onions from other states.

- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest article

CM Pramod Sawant inaugurates new premises of Atal Incubation Centre, at GIM campus; kicks off four start-up initiatives

Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Honourable Pramod Sawant inaugurated the new premises of the Atal Incubation Centre at GIM (AIC-GIM) at the Goa Institute of...

We have alliance in MMC polls: Digambar Kamat

  Margao: Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat has reiterated that he has tie up with Goa Forward Party for upcoming Margao Municipal Council election. “I along...

Rajesh Khaunte hints at contesting from St Cruz constituency

Panaji: Businessman and social worker Rajesh Khaunte, elder brother of Porvorim MLA Shri Rohan Ashok Khaunte, has hinted that he will be contesting upcoming...

घोटगे सोनवडे घाटमार्गाच्या 4.30 कि.मी. साठीचे टेंडर तातडीने काढा व्हिडीओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगच्या माध्यमातुन झालेल्या बैठकित खा.विनायक राऊत,आ. वैभव नाईक यांच्या सूचना

  सिंधुदुर्ग व कोल्हापूर जिल्ह्यांना जोडणारा घोटगे सोनवडे घाटमार्गाचा प्रश्न मार्गी लावण्याच्या अनुषंगाने गुरूवारी व्हिडीओ कॉन्फरन्सिंगच्या माध्यमातुन बैठक संपन्न झाली. या बैठकीत सिंधुदुर्गमधील घाटरस्त्याच्या 7.30...

BJP likely to face rebellion during CCP polls

  Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party is likely to face rebellion to a great extend during the upcoming Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) election. Several BJP...