Increasing vegetable inflation is difficult for the public to survive, the price has tripled in 2 months.
Vegetable Price Hike: The inflation of Vegetable Rate has increased the problems of ordinary consumers. Along with green vegetable vegetables, the prices of potatoes, onions, and other sustainable vegetables are also constantly increasing. In the last two months, the prices of green vegetables have tripled and in the rainy season, there is no hope of getting quick relief from the inflation of vegetables. The retail prices of ladyfingers and tori have quadrupled in the last two months to triple. It sells potatoes and onions at double the price. Retail vegetable vendors say that vegetables are coming from wholesale markets at a high price. Wholesalers say that there is less arrival because of rain. Which the price has increased.
Vegetable prices go up for inward rains during the rainy season: Adil Ahmed Khan
The wholesale price of onions in Azadpur Mandi, the biggest fruit and vegetable market in Asia, ranged from Rs 7.50 to Rs 17.50 per kg on Saturday. The wholesale price of potato is Rs 13 to Rs 44 per kg, while the wholesale price of tomato is Rs 12 to Rs 46.75 per kg. Azadpur Mandi Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) chairman Adil Ahmad Khan says that the prices of vegetables go up every year during the rainy season for inward inflows. He said that the supply is less than the demand, the major reason for the increase in prices of vegetables. Khan said that standing water in the fields in the rainy season, the crop has deteriorated, because of which there is less arrival and there is little hope of a fall in prices till the new crop comes.
Heavy rains and floods have destroyed crops
The highest onion production in the country is in Nashik region of Maharashtra. Sahu Babu, an onion trader from Pimpalgaon Mandi in Maharashtra. he said that in the past days, for heavy rains and flooding conditions in the south and central India. they see prices rising for crop failure. He said that onion kept in godowns in the rainy season also starts deteriorating for moisture. Vikas Kumar of Badaun, who is selling vegetables planting in Noida. He said that vegetables are coming down in wholesale mandis. so the prices have increased. Businessmen say that now hotels, dhabas, and restaurants have also opened. For which the demand for green vegetables including potatoes, onions, and tomatoes has increased. Hence the prices have seen rising.
For increase in the prices of vegetables, the kitchen budget of housewives has deteriorated. Sarika Jha, who lives in the Mandavalli area of Delhi. She said that it has become difficult to make kitchen budgets due to the inflation of vegetables. She said that for the Corona epidemic, the jobs of the people have gone and the salary of those who are in the job is being cut. The prices of pulses, oil, and vegetables are constantly increasing. For which the common consumers have to cut their need for vegetables.
3. Retail prices of vegetables in June (Rs per kg)
Potato 20-25, Cauliflower 30-40, Tomato 20-30, Onion 20-25, Gourd / Ghee-20, Okra-20, Cucumber-20, Pumpkin 10-15, Brinjal-20, Capsicum-60, Luffa 20, bitter gourd 15-20.