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Sufal Bangla scheme

News:West Bengal Government is implementing the Sufal Bangla Scheme which have protected consumers from the spike in food inflation.

Facts:

About Sufal Bangla Scheme:

  • Sufal Bangla Scheme is an initiative of the Government of West Bengal.

Objectives of the scheme:

  • To help the farmer’s get premium price and have rational share in consumer’s price
  • To supply quality produce at less retail price to the consumers and 
  • Make fruit and vegetable producer’s retail market competitive.

Features of the scheme:

  • The scheme involves fair-price stalls and counters across the city which allows people to procure vegetables at affordable prices.
  • These fruits and vegetables are directly procured from the farmers without any intermediaries.
  • This will safeguard the interests of farmers by ensuring a fair price and will also protect consumers from the spike in food inflation.
  • The scheme is run with the assistance of National Dairy Development Board and the financial support of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana.It is implemented by the Paschimbanga Agri Marketing Corporation Ltd.
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