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“Low Price Stalls” to distribute onions at the five Community Centres in Chandigarh

“Low Price Stalls” to distribute onions at the five Community Centres in Chandigarh

 

Chandigarh, 27th September 2019: ​In order to control the rising prices of onion, the Department of Food & Supplies and Consumer Affairs & Legal Metrology, Chandigarh has started “Low Price Stalls” to distribute onions at controlled price at the five Community Centres from 26.09.2019.

 

Taking the initative further , the Department continuously on the second day supplied Onions for public sale to  different pockets of the city. Since the response was good from the public on the first day , the quantity of onion to be sold at different centres was  almost doubled.

 

​Total 16 Quintal of onion were sold till 05:00 p.m. @ Rs. 32/- per kg at all the following five designated Community Centres of U.T., Chandigarh located at:

1. M.H.C, Manimajra

2. Dhanas

3. Vikas Nagar, Mauli Jagran

4. Ramdarbar

5. Maloya

 

​The department would continue to sell the onion at controlled rate to provide respite to the general public from the soaring prices of onion till the same comes under control. The whole process of selling the onions at controlled prices for general public was successful and good response was received from the masses.

 

Two Departmental mobile vans

 were deputed for the sale of onion in Burail and Daddumajra villages. It has been decided by the Department to sell Onion  on Saturday also in its effort to normalise the rising prices of onion. It is expected that the prices of the onion will come down within a day or two by this effort of the Department.

Department: 
Food & Supplies Department