Kerala becomes first state in the country to fix MSP for vegetables
Floor price will be 20 pc above the production cost of the vegetable
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 27, 2020:
As per the cabinet decision taken last week Kerala government has fixed the floor price of 16 varieties of vegetables to effective from November 1, 2020.
The 16 varieties for which base prices (per kg) have been announced in the first phase are: tapioca (Rs 12), banana (Rs 30), Wayanadan banana (Rs 24), pineapple (Rs 15), ashgourd (Rs 9), cucumber (Rs 8), bitter gourd (Rs 30), snake gourd (Rs 16), tomato (Rs 8), beans nadan (vallipayar) (Rs 34), lady's finger (Rs 20), cabbage (Rs 11), carrot (Rs 21), potato (Rs 20), beans (Rs 28), beetroot (Rs 21), and garlic (Rs 139). (Source moneycontrol.com )