AMN / NEW DELHI
The government today approved the operationalization strategy for Operation Greens to ensure availability of Tomato, Onion and Potato throughout the country round the year without price volatility.
Operation Greens was announced in the Budget speech of 2018-19 with an outlay of 500 crore rupees to stabilize the supply of Tomato, Onion and Potato crops.
Approving the measures, Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said, Price volatility of these crops wreaks havoc in the households of this country.
She said, this is a revolutionary scheme which has been evolved after sustained dialogue with all stakeholders.
The Minister also said that the government has laid down special measures and grants-in-aid under the scheme to ensure enhanced production of these crops.