Cinchona Position.

The Cinchona administration report just issued [in Ootacamund] sets out that the output of quinine rose from 62513 to 55014 pounds in the official year. This is a source of satisfaction as the increased production was accomplished without any addition to the manufacturing plants. Post office pice packets are becoming more popular. The present retail price of quinine in South India making a pice packet worth seven times what it was sold for, and the possible risk of dealers trading in pice packets of quinine is being looked into.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/cinchona-position/article25052929.ece

About ChinmayaIAS Academy - Current Affairs

Check Also

India and Its Neighborhood- Relations

GS-2 2.IRAN STEPS UP URANIUM ENRICHMENT Recently, Iran has resumed enriching uranium up to 20% …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Free Updates to Crack the Exam!
Subscribe to our Newsletter for free daily updates