Centre cuts rate of subsidised tomatoes further in Delhi and surrounding areastext_fields
New Delhi: The Centre on Sunday reduced prices of subsidised tomatoes from Rs 90 to Rs 80 per kg in retail markets in Delhi.
On Friday, the Centre started to sell tomatoes at a discounted rate of ₹ 90 per kg in Delhi-NCR through mobile vans. More cities were added on Saturday.
"There has been a decrease in the wholesale prices of tomatoes due to the intervention of the government to sell it at a concessional rate of ₹ 90 per kg, at several locations in the country where the prices were ruling exceptionally high," an official statement said.
"After a re-assessment of the situation from across 500 plus points in the country, it has been decided to sell it at ₹ 80 per kg from today Sunday July 16th, 2023," it added.