Costly kitchen items: Potato-onion prices rise, oil also spoils budget, learn new rates There was a slight slowdown in the prices of potato onion in this five days. Let us tell you that the price of new potato for winter was 42.42 rupees and now this price has come down to Rs 36.62. At the same time, onion prices have come down from about 50 rupees to 44 rupees.
After the inflation of potato onion, inflation has now attacked the oil eaten in the kitchen. Let me tell you that day by day inflation has spread its foot. After the arrival of new potatoes in this winter season, its price has started coming under control. Let me tell you that in the last five days the price of potato has come down to Rs 40 a kg. With this, the price of onion has also come down. Rising oil price Let us tell you that seeing the rising price of oil, the budget of the common man’s kitchen has been spoiled. Let us tell you that the price of all edible oils used in food is groundnut, mustard oil, soybean and sunflower oil. Let us tell you that the rising prices of this edible oil has increased the concern of the government. This is the reason why the government is considering it to reduce the prices of these oils. Know why the price of oil is increasing Let us tell you that palm oil is imported into India. But its production has decreased in countries like Malaysia due to the lockdown. Let us tell you that along with this, prices of seeds are also increasing. However, at the government level, its prices are being controlled. Let us tell you that in the month of September, there was an increase in oil. With this, soybean oil saw an increase of up to 15%.
Potato onion prices softened Let us tell you that in this five days there was a slight slowdown in the prices of potato onion. Let us tell you that the price of new potato for winter was 42.42 rupees and now this price has come down to Rs 36.62. At the same time, onion prices have come down from about 50 rupees to 44 rupees. Let me tell you, with this there is an increase of about 6 percent in the price of tomatoes. With this, the prices of open tea have increased by 5 percent.
In this phase of Kovid-19, the government has started preparations to meet and maintain the export demand for agricultural products. The concerned ministries have formulated a common strategy to increase exports of horticulture, livestock and fishery products along with food grains. This will help to double agricultural exports, while also helping to increase farmers’ income. During the Corona period itself, domestic exporters have received demand for 35 agricultural commodities from eight major countries. During the lockdown itself, the Ministry of Agriculture had a detailed discussion with the exporters to resolve their difficulties. After this, the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock has completed a serious consultation on these issues. Domestic exporters have also tightened up in view of the rising demand for food products globally. Exports of sugar and rice are already taking place, which is expected to increase further. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had suggested a common strategy among the concerned ministries, setting a target of doubling agricultural exports. At the same time, the Agricultural Export Policy-2018 was prepared, under which the target of doubling agricultural exports by 2022 was set. The US, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, South Korea, Malaysia, Iran and Taiwan have shown interest in Indian agricultural products.
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