New Delhi, Aug 4 : Prices of non-basmati rose by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on increased demand.
However, wheat and other grains continued to move in a narrow range in limited deals and settled around previous levels. Traders said besides increased demand, tight supplies on restricted arrivals from producing regions, led to the rise non-basmati rice prices.
In the national capital, non-basmati rice sela and IR-8 quality were up by Rs 100 each to Rs 2,700-2,800 and Rs 1,900-1,950 per quintal, respectively. Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (deshi) 2,245-2,445, Wheat dara (for mills) 1,565-1,570, Chakki atta (delivery) 1,570-1,575, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) 220, Shakti bhog (10 kg) 220, Roller flour mill 830-840 (50 kg), Maida 935-945 (50 kg) and Sooji 990-1,000 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) 10,400, Shri Lal Mahal 10,000, Super Basmati Rice 9,500, Basmati common new 9,400-10,600, Rice Pusa- (1121) new 8,000-11,000, Permal raw 2,150-2,200, Permal wand 2,200-2,300, Sela 2,700-2,800 and Rice IR-8-1,900-1,950, Bajra 1,230-1,235, Jowar yellow 1,400-1,420, white 2,325-2,525, Maize 1,250-1,255, Barley 1,330-1,340.