The improved supplies have in true sense reduced the prices of vegetables. However, following the action of enforcement squad of civic body to remove encroachments in the city which in turn affected the sale of vegetables in weekly market as it dropped considerably.
On the contrary, the hike in the production of vegetables has been the most unsavoury thing for the farmer, and this is really forced the farmers to sell their vegetables in cheap rate. Though the prices are cheaper in wholesale market, in the retail market the prices are in the higher side.
As per the source, in Cotton Market every day about 200 public carriers are bringing in vegetables since the vegetables are getting better prices. The temporary vegetable shops on the roadside are also earning more money through their make shift shops till the season lasts. And these vegetable vendors are selling all types of vegetables including flower, brinjal, cabbage, tomatoes, onion, potatoes, garlic and spinach. As per the source, flower is coming to the Cotton Market from local producers as well as from Aurangabad. And cabbage is coming from Bengaluru, green chilli from Raipur, Jalgaon, Paratwada and Nashik, ivory gourd from Raipur and Bhilai, capsicum from Tatanagar and Jabalpur. And supply of coriander from local producers, Nashik, Pandharpur, Chindawara, Ramakona and Umranala has also gone up.
Here is the price of vegetables
Brinjal –Rs.20 per kg.Ladies Finger-Rs.40 per kg.Cabbage-Rs.20 per kg.Cauliflower-Rs.20 per kg.Pumpkin-Rs.30 per kg.Coriander-Rs.25 per kg.Tomatoes- Rs.20 per kg.Amaranthus-Rs.20 per kg.Chavlai(pods)- Rs.30 per kg.Green Chilli –Rs.25 per kg.Capsicum-Rs.25 per kg.Spinach-Rs.20 kg.Cucumber-Rs.30 per kg.Ginger-Rs.40-60 kg.Vetch –Rs.30 per kg.Carrot –Rs.40 per kg.Bitter Gourd-Rs.30 per kg.Radish –Rs.20 per kg.Bottle Gourd-Rs.20 per kg.Fenugreek- Rs.30 per kg.Jack fruit-Rs.40 per kg.Ivory Gourd-Rs.30 per kg.Beans- Rs.40 per kg.Drumstick –Rs.40 per kg.