The prices of rice remained steady at most of the retail centers and decreased at Bathinda. Similarly Wheat prices remain steady at all the centers while decreased at Bathinda and Jaipur.
Sugar prices also remained steady during the week at all retail centers and decreased at eight centers.
Gram Dal, Tur Dal, Urad Dal, Moong Dal, Masoor Dal prices also remained steady almost all retail centers while decreased at some centers.
Same was the case with edible oils, prices of groundnut oil, mustard oil and vanaspati remained steady at all the centers while decreased at some centers.
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.