Fri, Aug 28, 2015, 02:02 PM
The Centre has granted Rs. 9.16 crore to Telangana state, towards supply of onions at subsidised prices. The state Agriculture Marketing division estimated that Rs. 19.31 crore is required to supply onions at subsidised prices. Minister Harish Rao wrote to the Centre, urging it to grant at least half the cost. The Agricultural department set up 80 counters to supply the subsidised onions. The Central grant will be used to buy the onions.