Centre Bans Export Of Onion Seeds With Immediate Effect

New Delhi: In order to rein in rising price of onion, the Central Government on Thursday imposed a ban on export of onion seeds.

An official statement said, “The export of onion seeds is prohibited with immediate effect. The provisions under ‘Transitional Arrangement’ will not be applicable under this notification.”

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Piyush Goyal also tweeted, “Ensuring the availability of onion at affordable prices for consumers, Government under PM @NarendraModiji bans export of onion seeds.”

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