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Subsidised vegetable centres in Mumbai

Subsidised vegetable centres in Mumbai

To counter inflated rates, 11 centres have been set up across Mumbai to sell vegetables at a discounted rate. Prices are slashed by 20-70% at these outlets.

The state government has launched an initiative to supply essential vegetables at a discounted rate in Mumbai. The 11 centres have been set up across the city aims to do away with middlemen and retailers. As of now, only 11,000kg of various vegetables will be available at these centres. However, if the initiative turns out well, the figure could increase as the government plans to launch 200 such centres across the city. On the downside, you can only buy a maximum of 5kg of all vegetables combined as the government looks to ensure the benefits of these discounted prices is available to more people.

According to this report, here are the prices of some essential vegetables at these centres as compared to rates at Dadar market:

Discounted Rates Dadar  Market Rates
Onions  Rs24/kg Rs30/kg
Potatoes  Rs15/kg Rs20/kg 
Tomatoes  Rs40/kg Rs50/kg
Green chillies Rs30/kg Rs60/kg
Cauliflower  Rs19/kg Rs60/kg
Brinjal  Rs24/kg Rs60/kg
Carrot  Rs24/kg Rs40/kg
Tendli  Rs26/kg Rs80/kg
Cabbage  Rs19/kg Rs30/kg

*from Mid-Day

You can find these rates at these Agricultural Produce and Marketing Committee (APMC) centres:

Sahkar Bazar, Thane West: Near Shankar Mandir, Post Office Building, Kalwa. Phone No: 02225438539
Apna Bazar, Mulund West: Jawaharlal Nehru Road. Phone No: 02225610010 / 02225611415
Apna Bazar, Andheri West: Azad Nagar, Jayprakash Road.
Apna Bazar, Sion Koiliwada: Sardar Nagar, No1 Housing Colony. Phone No: 02224094605
Apna Bazar, Dadar West: Naigaon, 106 – A, GK Road, Near Hindmata Talkies. Phone No: 02224125341
Apna Bazar, Ghatkopar: JP Pantnagar, Building No 13. Phone No: 02225019500
Supari Bagh Madhyavarti Grahak Sangh, Parel: Chaddha Building, Laxman Nivas, Opp Central Railway Workshop, Dr. Ambedkar Road. Phone No: 02224131394
Apna Bazar, Chembur: Tilaknagar, Opp Sahkar Talkies. Phone No: 02225297922
Apna Bazar, Chembur: RCF Colony. Phone No: 02224131394
Supari Bagh Madhyavarti Grahak Sangh, Lalbaug: Dhanteras Building, Near Ladoo Samrat, Dr. Ambedkar Road. Phone No: 9869058944
Mantralaya Consumer Store, Churchgate: Near Mantralaya Post Office, Opp Akashwani Building. Phone No: 02222028633

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