Centre announces plan to control spiraling tomato prices


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In view of the prices of tomatoes spiraling across the country after breaching the Rs. 100 per kg-mark, the Centre on Wednesday announced steps to control the prices. The Department of Consumer Affairs has directed the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation and the National Cooperative Consumers Federation to supply tomatoes from Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Maharashtra to regions that saw the biggest price hike.