Maximum retail price for rice gazetted


The government has decided to set maximum retail prices for several varieties of rice, the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) announces.

The gazette notification declaring the new prices has been issued a short while ago.

Accordingly, the following are the new Maximum Retail Prices set by the authorities:

Samba: Rs 94 per 1 kilogram
Raw Samba: Rs 94 per 1 kilogram
Nadu: Rs 92 per 1 kilogram
Raw rice: Rs 89 per 1 kilogram

The new prices will be in effect from midnight today (04), CAA said.