6 Mar 2014

Grains and Sugar Prices Steady at Wholesale Centers

Sugar Prices
As per data monitored by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and food, prices of rice, wheat and sugar during the week February 19 to 26 February, 2014 remained steady across the country.

 Price Monitoring cell of the Ministry regular monitors prices of twenty two essential commodities at 55 market centers.

During the period prices of rice remained steady at all reporting centers and decreased at two centers which were Jodhpur and Kolkata.

Prices of wheat also remained steady at most of the centers and decreased at one center, Thiruvananthapuram.

Prices of sugar remained steady at all the reporting centers and decreased at two centers which are Mandi and Ranchi.

Prices of twenty two essential commodities are regularly monitored by Department of Consumer Affairs for taking suitable action to keep the prices under check. 

These commodities include Rice, Wheat, Atta, Gram Dal, Tur (Arhar ) Dal, Urad Dal , Moong Dal, Masur Dal, Sugar, Gur, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Vanaspati, Sunflower Oil, Soya Oil, Palm Oil, Tea, Milk, Potato, Onion and Salt . 

Price datas are collected on daily basis from the State Civil Supplies Departments of the respective State Governments.

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