Friday , June 14 2024

Shocking news for farmers, government rejected the news that the ban on export of onion was lifted

onion export ban update : After the news of lifting the ban on onion export spread rapidly, the government has clarified that the ban on onion export will remain in force till 31 March 2024. Consumer Protection Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh has denied the report of lifting of ban on onion export and said, 'The ban imposed on export of onion remains in place and there is no change in its status.' The government had banned the export of onion on 8 December 2024.

The news of lifting the ban on onion export is false

He said, 'The ban on onion export has not been lifted and there is no change in its current status. The first priority of the government is to ensure that onion is available to local consumers at reasonable prices. The earlier ban on onion export will remain in force till March 31, 2024. The government is making efforts to control the price of onion and make it easily available to the local people.

Ban on export of onion from December 8

Due to decrease in onion production and increase in prices, the government has banned the export of onion from December 8. This ban will remain in force till 31 March 2024. In December, the retail price of onion was Rs 100 per kg, after which export was banned. This restriction was imposed by the government with the aim of increasing stocks in local markets to reduce retail prices. Rs per kg from the government's buffer stock. Onion sold 25 kg.