Centre to advice all states to hold regular meetings with wholesalers, traders to check hoarding of essential food items

The Centre will advise all
States to hold regular
meetings with wholesalers,
traders, importers, exporters
of onions, pulses, edible oils
and oilseeds at State and
district levels especially
during the festive season
upto December this year. A
decision in this regard was
taken at the 18th meeting of
the group constituted for
monitoring cartelisation,
hoarding, speculative trading
with respect to essential food
items such as Pulses, Onions,
Tomatoes and oil seeds held
under the Chairmanship of
Consumer Affairs Secretary
in New Delhi yesterday.