He said panic buying might cause an artificial shortage in the market while some traders may take advantage of the situation and increase the prices of the essential commodities.
Urging consumers to not resort to panic buying, the Odisha Traders’ Association on Monday said that the State has sufficient stock of Sunflower oil as of now and there is no need to worry.
Bhubaneswar: Amid a mad rush that was seen at the grocery shops and vegetable vendors two days before the start of state-wide lockdown, Odisha government on Monday appealed to the…
Bhubaneswar: Expressing apprehension over shortage of essential commodities, State Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain has written to Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeking an assessment of the food stock the State possesses right now and how much it might need in case the lockdown persists for a longer period. Also Read: Ensure […]
Bhubaneswar: With an aim to ensure unhindered movement of vehicles engaged in the transportation of essential commodities during the lockdown in view of Coronavirus in the country, Odisha government has allowed dhabas located alongside the national and state highways to remain open. Besides, vehicle repair and spare parts shops alongside the national and state highways […]
Cuttack: As the super cyclonic storm Amphan inches closer to Odisha coast, potato and onion prices have skyrocketed in different parts of the state including Cuttack and Bhubaneswar with people resorting to panic buying. Though vegetable rates remained unchanged, prices of potato and onion have increased between 20% and 40% per kilogram. According to market […]