Rising tomato prices leave consumers in a pretty pickle

If it was the tomato growers who bore the brunt of Covid lockdown in late March-April facing troubles in harvesting and marketing their create, it is now the transform of shoppers.

Selling prices of tomatoes have risen sharply to above ₹50 a kg, as in opposition to ₹20-thirty a pair of weeks ago, in consuming centres as supplies have shrunk from the key creating locations — primarily Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra.

In Kolar, the greatest tomato providing region in the state now, modal selling prices have tripled above the past 1 month.

“Consumers ought to thank their stars that the lodges and restaurants are not working now. Normally, the selling prices would have hit ₹100 a kg currently,” stated Ashok Kaushik, President of Tomato Affiliation, Azadpur Mandi in Delhi.

Acreage down

Horticulture professional SV Hittalamani, who functions with growers in Kolar and Chikkaballapur districts of

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CFOs Should Not Leave Workforce Analytics to HR

With entry to reams of economical information and the analytic tools to change the data into perception, CFOs are absolutely no strangers to the electricity of big information.

But finance chiefs could be a lot less up to pace on workforce information, masking employee efficiency, compensation, demographics, profession history, rewards, employee behaviors, time utilization, and attrition.

There is no justification for a lot less rigor in understanding these information. For a usual enterprise, workforce expenditures full up to 70% of the price of undertaking business. In simple fact, quite a few scientific studies done a number of yrs back informed a convincing story:

  • EY identified a powerful backlink concerning CFOs’ level of involvement in strategic workforce planning and broader business efficiency.
  • Bersin by Deloitte identified that the share selling prices of providers with “mature” talent analytics exceeded these of their rivals by 30% around a three-yr period of time.
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