Ranchi: In a unique step, the Jharkhand government is all set to make fresh green vegetables available at your doorsteps. To promote the vegetable production, Agriculture Department has prepared a roadmap to make available the vegetables to the doorsteps of consumers by procuring them from farms.

Presently, it will be initiated in Ranchi. It will be implemented in two phases. In the first phase, vegetables will be made available to the customers on the carts, while in the second phase, orders will be taken over phone.

Agriculture Department has partnered with Vegfed to execute the plan. Under the brand of Vegfresh, the vegetables will be sold in the markets. The government is going to constitute Vegfed society and to provide carts to them. Every cart will be given Rs 15,000 and electronic weighing machine.

The plan will be started with 15 carts and it will be enhanced to 120. The department is making endeavour to provide vegetables on reasonable price. The department is also mulling to open 15 retail stores for selling vegetables.

JPN/Bureau
 

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