Publication - Financial Express
Edition - Online
To curb spike in prices, the government on Tuesday launched sale of subsidised ‘Bharat rice’ at Rs 29/kg through retail outlets of Kendriya Bhandar, farmers’ cooperative Nafed and National Cooperative Consumers Federation besides the digital platform – open network for digital commerce (ONDC).
The rice is being sold to consumers in five and 10 kgs packs and the grain will be available at more than 18,000 outlets and mobile vans across the country. After formally launching mobile vans for selling of subsidised rice, food minister Piyush Goyal told FE “this measure will continue till required and expected to give relief to consumers,”.
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