Onion output

Onion prices to cool soon on arrivals from Raj, MP, says govt

Onion prices to cool soon on arrivals from Raj, MP, says govt

Besides imports, the availability of onions is being improved in the country through direct sourcing of the crop from farmers for distribution in consuming areas, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan added.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
Onion output scales new record at 21 million tonnes in 2015-16

Onion output scales new record at 21 million tonnes in 2015-16

Country's onion output is estimated to have touched the 21 million tonne mark -- a new record -- in the crop year ended June 2016, the government said Monday.

Sep 05, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

Maharashtra govt wants onion MEP to go as price falls to Rs 10/kg

In August, the government had hiked onion MEP to USD 700 per tonne.

Dec 08, 2015, 15:34 PM IST

Onion output estimated to rise 15% to 19.3 MT in 2013-14

Onion production in the country is estimated to increase by 15 percent to 19.3 million tonnes (MT) in 2013-14, Parliament was informed Friday.

Jul 11, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Onion prices to come down after Diwali: Dikshit

"The wholesale price of onion will be Rs.10 whereas retail price will be around Rs.45-46," she added.

Nov 03, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Delhi govt team in Maharashtra to buy onions

A Delhi government team has reached Maharashtra to purchase onions from the Nashik market in a bid to lower prices of the kitchen staple which has surged to as much as Rs 90-100 in the national capital region.

Oct 25, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Onion prices may ease soon as South India crop hits market: Govt

Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh together produce in the range of 38-40 lakh tonnes in a year, while the country's total output is estimated at 166.55 lakh tonnes in 2012-13.

Sep 03, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Onion prices more than double to Rs 36-40/kg in metros

Onion prices have more than doubled to Rs 36-40 per kg in retail markets of metro cities in last one year, adding to the woes of consumers already burdened with overall price rise.

Jul 23, 2013, 15:08 PM IST