Panaji: Despite all efforts of the central government, onion prices are constantly touching the sky. In Goa, located in the neighborhood of Maharashtra, the country's largest onion producing state, onion is being sold at Rs 165 per kg. According to the rate list given on the website of the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs on Thursday, the retail price of onion in Goa's capital Panaji was Rs 165 per kg while the average retail price of onion across the country is Rs 100 per kg.
According to the ministry's website, the retail price of onion in the national capital Delhi has come down to Rs 94 a kg from Rs 96 a day earlier, while according to information from market sources, wholesale and retail prices of onion again in Delhi on Thursday. An increase was recorded in According to the price list of Delhi's Azadpur Mandi APMC, the wholesale price of onions ranged between Rs 25 and Rs 85 per kg on Thursday. At the same time, retail onion was being sold at Rs 80-150 per kg in Delhi and surrounding areas.
In Azadpur Mandi, onion arrivals dropped to 497.4 tonnes on Thursday. Onion is coming from Delhi and Rajasthan at this time. Apart from this, onions imported from abroad are being supplied, including onions called from Egypt, Turkey, and Afghanistan. The wholesale price of imported onion is Rs 50-75 per kg.