The retail price of onions has been fixed at Rs 70 per kg, informed Bipul Kumar Das, additional deputy commissioner for food, civil supply and consumer affairs department of Kamrup Metro.
The decision was taken on Friday evening at a meeting held to discuss various issues regarding prices of onion and potato in the markets of Guwahati.
“Price of onion is constantly decreasing. The retail price of onion is thus fixed at Rs 70 per kg,” Das said.
“Taking advantage of the situation, some of the retailers are still charging high prices for onion and potato but our team is continuously visiting all the markets and checked the prices,” he added.
In recent times, onion prices skyrocketed with some retailers charging up to Rs 160 per kg.