Jul 03, 2023
In Koyambedu vegetable market in Chennai, due to low supply of vegetables, the price of tomato has crossed Rs 100 per kg and is now being sold up to Rs 150.
In this case, Minister Periyagaruppan held a consultation with the officers of the Cooperative Department at the Chief Secretariat. In this advisory meeting, tomatoes are being sold at the purchase price through farm green consumer shops operating through the cooperative sector to the consumers to control the price of tomatoes.
In this case, Cooperative Minister Periya Karuppan held a consultation with officials at the Secretariat today regarding the possibilities of selling tomatoes at low prices in ration shops.
After this, he met the reporters and said that tomatoes are being sold at low prices in farm green shops.
Also, steps have been taken to sell tomatoes in 82 ration shops in Chennai from tomorrow. Tomatoes are being sold at Rs 60. Tomatoes will be sold in 32 shops in North Chennai, 25 shops in Central Chennai and 25 ration shops in South Chennai from tomorrow, he said.