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Written by fe Bureau | Updated: Jan 30 2011, 04:59am hrs
Farmer co-ops lower onion prices

Nafed and other agri cooperatives selling onions at subsidised rates have lowered its price further to about Rs 25 a kg in the national capital, with easing of the rate of the root vegetable in the open market. Nafed have now lowered the price of onion made available to households in Delhi/New Delhi through its five outlets and mobile vans at Rs 25 per kg, sources in the agri-cooperative said. Similarly, other cooperatives like NCCF, Kendriya Bhandar and Mother Dairy have brought down the price of the kitchen staple at Rs 24 per kg in the national capital. The 350 outlets of NCCF, Kendriya Bhandar and Mother Dairy are selling good quality onion at Rs 24 per kg now, NCCF managing director M K Khan said.