Steep increase in prices of dal, sugar and sooji

Monday, Dec 14, 2015,12:41 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Chennai | Prices of tur dal, urad dal, sugar and sooji moved up, moong dal was down, while the prices of other commodities were ruling steady in the wholesale food grain market here Monday.

Urad dal moved steeply by Rs.900 per quintal to Rs 15,900 from its closing rate of Rs 15,000 last week. Thoor dal increased by Rs.400 per quintal to Rs.16.200 from Rs.15,800, its previous closing.  Sugar rose marginally by Rs.80 per quintal to Rs.3100 from Rs.3020 its closing rate. Sooji(90 kg) was up by Rs.150 to Rs.3200 from Rs.3050. Moong dal was down by Rs.200 per quintal to Rs.10,200 from its closing rate of Rs.10,400. Gram dal, wheat and maida prices ruled steady.

Following are the wholesale rates of various agri-commodities (rates in rupees per quintal, unless stated otherwise):Thoor Dal Rs 16,200, Urad Dal Rs 15,900, Moong Dal Rs 10,200, Gram Dal Rs 6,500, Sugar Rs 3,100, Wheat Rs 3,000, Maida (90 kg) Rs 2,500 and Sooji (90 kg) Rs 3,200.