Hyderabad: The door-delivery of fruits initiated by the Agriculture and Marketing departments received exceptional response from consumers, with about 408 calls to the call center and 70 WhatsApp requests on the first day itself. The officials received delivered fruits to about 2,500 persons at 1,370 locations in Hyderabad city within 24 hours after the scheme was launched.
With growing response, the authorities introduced another phone number 91144 45555 in addition to the number 73307 33212 at its call centre and enabled consumers to place more orders. The officials are supplying about six types of fruits in a single pack at Rs 300 each. However, consumers must place a minimum order of 30 packs for their door-delivery.
The Agriculture and Marketing departments are also operating about 201 mobile Rythu Bazaars to supply of farm-fresh vegetables in 403 areas. The schemes have been launched for benefit of scores of people who are stranded at their homes due to the lockdown.
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