State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will begin selling potatoes at Tk 25 a kg in Dhaka through their trucks from today.
The Commerce Ministry made the announcement through a press release on Tuesday.
One can buy 2 kg potatoes at a time. Onion, edible oil, sugar, lentils will also be sold at fixed prices on the trucks.
However, the government re-fixed the prices of potato, raising it to Tk 35 from Tk 30 in retail level.
The price was re-fixed at a view exchange meeting at the Department of Agricultural Marketing on Tuesday.
Earlier on October 7, the Department of Agricultural Marketing set the prices of per kg potato- Tk 23 in cold storage, Tk 25 in wholesale, and Tk 30 in retail levels.
But the businesses objected to the prices, and at one stage they stopped selling the vegetable.