Rajasthan plans to sell onion,potato, pulses through PDS shops
Jaipur: To check inflation and rise in prices of essential commodities, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has asked the food and civil supply department to come out with a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through Public Distribution System (PDS) at low price in the state.
The state government would take urgent measures against hoarding of essential commodities, vegetables, and food grains by black marketers, the Chief Minister said at a high level meeting to review price rise and steps to check the same.
Raje set up a four member group to review the inflation index, availability of foodgrains, vegetables, and other essential commodities in the market.
The group would submit its report to the Chief Minister`s Office in week, said an official release issued last night.
Under the Essential Commodities Act, 1995, the Centre has already relaxed the stock limit of onion and potato in the open market recently, she said.
The Chief Minister also asked the officials of Food and Civil Supply Department to work out a plan to sell onion, potato and pulses through PDS on a lower than market price.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Why is Akhilesh Yadav encouraging dishonesty for votes?
- Is Akhilesh Yadav seeking votes based on development made by Modi govt?
- 15-year old girl stabbed to death in Mumbai
- UP polls: Polling for fifth phase of Assembly elections today
- DU Student Clash : Confrontation among students becomes sensitive, AISA to carry flag march today
- Virender Sehwag's reply to Kargil martyr's daughter has taken the Internet by storm
- Muslims should be cremated, there's no space to bury 20 cr people: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj
- Gurmehar Kaur reacts to Virender Sehwag's tweet, says she is heart broken!
- Gurmehar Kaur controversy: Twitter turns into battleground after Virender Sehwag trolls Kargil martyr's daughter
- WATCH: Chris Gayle hits Saeed Ajmal with three huge back-to-back sixes in PSL