ONDC, NCCF offer affordable chana dal, onions in Delhi NCR
Chana dal is available in lots of two kgs at Rs 60 per kg compared to market price of Rs 90-100/kg
Following the success of the tomatoes initiative in Delhi NCR, the National Cooperative Consumers' Federation (NCCF) is once again joining forces with the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to bring economical chana dal and onions to consumers in the Delhi NCR region.
Chana dal, a dietary staple for many households, is now available in lots of two kgs at Rs 60 per kg. The offering provides consumers with substantial cost savings when compared to the typical market price of Rs 90-100 per kg, says a release from ONDC.
"NCCF is making onions available at Rs 25 per kg in lots of two kgs. The price is about 25 percent cheaper than the prevailing market rates of Rs 30-35 per kg in the NCR region."
Shiprocket, a prominent seller app and logistics service provider on the ONDC network, has registered NCCF as a seller, the release added.
T Koshy, Managing Director and CEO says: "We are proud to collaborate with NCCF in making essential commodities more affordable for consumers in Delhi NCR. This initiative exemplifies the transformative power of cooperation in addressing economic challenges and ensuring that essential products remain within reach for all. By leveraging the capabilities of the ONDC network and fostering collaboration among network participants, we are confident in our ability to reshape the retail landscape and benefit consumers."
NCCF is running the initiative in over 100 pincodes, and dal/onions can be purchased through buyer applications on the ONDC network including Magicpin, Paytm, MyStore and Pincode, the release added.