New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) Rice basmati prices went down by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on subdued demand.
However, bajra and maize edged higher on increased offtake by consuming industries.
Traders said sluggish demand against sufficient stocks position mainly attributed to the fall in rice basmati prices.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety were trading down by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,400-7,500 and Rs 6,700-6,800 per quintal, respectively.
On the other hand, bajra and maize rose by Rs 25 and Rs 15 to Rs 1,285-1,290 and Rs 1,485-1,490 per quintal, respectively.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal): Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,760-1,765 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,770-1,775, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 950-960 (50 kg), Maida Rs 970-980 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,040-1,050 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,400-7,500, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,700-6,800, Permal raw Rs 2,400-2425, Permal wand Rs 2,500-2,550, Sela Rs 3,100-3,200 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,050-2,100, Bajra Rs 1,285-1,290, Jowar yellow Rs 1,600-1,650, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,485-1,490, Barley Rs 1,500-1,510.
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