Prices of beans, carrot and radish increased
Last month northeast monsoon missed in Tamil Nadu, prices of vegetables has increased from the begining of Feburary. Tomato price was said to be selling for Rs 10 per Kg and now its increased upto Rs. 35/- per kg.
Prices of tomato, sambar onion, lady’s finger, bitter gourd and snake gourd has decreased down. At same time, the rates of carrot, beans and raddish increased up.
When enquiring about this development to the Koyambedu flowers, vegetables, fruits, shop traders’ welfare union administrator Mr. Sukumar, he stated that generally, beans and carrot has arrived in large quantities from Karnataka. However, there were recent rains in Karnataka which has reduced the quantity of carrot arriving at Koyambedu. So, beans were earlier sold at Rs. 35/- per kg is increased and sold at Rs. 40/- per kg and carrot which was sold at Rs. 15 per kg is is increased and sold at Rs. 22/- per kg. The price of radish has gone up from Rs. 8/- per kg to Rs. 12/- per kg.
Due to drough condition in few districts including Theni, drumstick arrival has also reduced. Drumstrick price has increased Rs.13 per kg to Rs. 35/- per kg.
At the same time, because to an increase quantity of arrival, the rate of tomato has decreased down to Rs 25/- per kg,
Sambar onion price has come down from Rs. 40/- per kg to Rs. 30/- per kg. The price of okra (lady’s finger) has come down from Rs. 45/- per kg to Rs. 30/- per kg. However, this might just be a temporary phase. The prices of all vegetables are likely to go up by 25th March.
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