Coffee, Diapers May Face Supply Crunch In Lockdown 3.0 In Delhi, Finds Report


NEW DELHI: Although there is no shortage of essential goods and medicines in the national capital, a Delhi government report suggests that supplies dependent on imports, including coffee, diapers and dry fruits, may face a supply crunch if the lockdown gets extended beyond May 3.

The first report of the ‘Empowered Group on Facilitating the Supply Chain and Logistics Management for Availability of Necessary Items such as Food and Medicines in Delhi’ said that in the initial days of the lockdown, the prices of pulses had gone up by Rs 10 to Rs 20 per kg.

“But the prices are told to have stabilised in the later phase of the lockdown,” said the report signed by Food and Civil Supplies Secretary-cum-Commissioner Ankita Mishra Bundela.

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