Business Standard

How rising vegetable prices upset household expenditure this monsoon

But, compared to a month-back the rates are still over 207 per cent more


Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi

Listen to This Article

An average urban individual living in Delhi might be shelling out at least 84 per cent more due to rising vegetable prices, caused by low supplies and restricted availability.
With the southwest monsoon continuing to inundate fields and farms in major growing centres, traders said the situation may not change in a hurry and vegetables will continue to cause some heartburn in the weeks to come.
The price is impacting other urban and rural centres as well. In the case of tomatoes, efforts to control prices have started bearing fruit and prices in the last few days have dropped from

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jul 23 2023 | 10:39 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to