Govt’s Rs 150-cr relief won’t take edge off onion farmers’ woes in Maharashtra, says APMC chief – The Financial Express

According to marketing department’s principal secretary, Anoop Kumar, the cabinet approved an ex-gratia payment of Rs 200 per quintal rate for onion sold between November 1 and December 15.Govt’s Rs 150-cr relief won’t take edge off onion farmers’ woes in MaharashtraFarmers in Maharashtra are staring at stocks of unsold summer onions at the fag end of their shelf lives. Although, the Maharashtra cabinet has approved Rs 150 crore as relief to onion farmers who had to sell their produce at low pri...
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