Indian food is expensive.
But when will it become affordable?
In an article by The Hindu, author Sanjay Kumar Mishra asks, will Indian foods become affordable in the near future?
“It depends on how much the food price will go up in the next few years.
The cost of rice will go down,” he says.
“If it is priced at Rs 4.50 per kg in the country, then it will become more affordable.
There is a growing sense of anxiety about food prices. “
We are already seeing a huge increase in the prices of grains and pulses.
There is a growing sense of anxiety about food prices.
If food prices go up, people will think, ‘I have to switch to healthier options’,” he says, adding that he has visited various states and met farmers.
“When I visited the state of Bihar, they all complained about food price increase.
The pulses have been priced at ₹20-30 per kg, while the grains are ₳30-40 per kg,” Mishra adds. “
It has been suggested that prices of pulses and grains will go higher.
The pulses have been priced at ₹20-30 per kg, while the grains are ₳30-40 per kg,” Mishra adds.
In addition to the price increase, there are some other challenges.
“The farmers are not taking the time to prepare their food.
They have not got proper equipment to do it.
We have had to stop our activities.
We cannot plant new plants,” Mish, who has visited several states, says.
But, he adds, there is a bright future.
“For the farmers, there will be a lot of hope for the future.
I hope that people will become aware of the plight of farmers.
If they take action, the problem of food prices will be solved.”
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