Madhya Pradesh govt. has approved the Chief Minister’s Onion Incentive Scheme on 9 March 2019 for farmers. Under this MP CM Onion Incentive Scheme, the state govt. will ensure fair prices to farmers for their onions produce. MP govt. will encourage cooperative marketing committees, agricultural producer organizations, public sectors, private institutions and businessmen not to purchase onions from farmers at price less than Rs. 800 per quintal.
It is observed that on the arrival of onion in Madhya Pradesh, the prices falls in Mandis while on the other hand farmers gets good prices of onion in big cities like Delhi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Kolkata and Ranchi. So to provide adequate prices to farmers for onion produce, the state govt. has launched MP CM’s Onion Incentive Scheme.