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Nafed procures 95,000 tonnes of onion to create buffer stock


Onions grown in the Rabi crop can be stored and have a long shelf life when compared to the one raised in the Kharif season

National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (Nafed) on Sunday said it had procured 95,000 tonnes of onion directly from farmers at prevailing rates for creating a buffer stock on behalf of the government.

Last year, Nafed had purchased a total of 57,000 tonnes of onion from the 2018-19 Rabi (winter) crop under the Price Stabilisation Fund (PSF). The target this time is to buy 1 lakh tonnes of essential kitchen staple from ...


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