New Delhi, Apr 10 (PTI) Prices of rice basmati declined by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today owing to slackened demand.

However, bajra edged up on uptick in demand from consuming industries.

Traders said besides reduced offtake by stockists, ample stocks position increased arrivals from growing regions, mainly led to decline in rice basmati rices.

In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety fell by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,600-7,700 and Rs 6,900-7,000 per quintal, respectively.

On the other hand, bajra went up by Rs 50 to Rs 1,260-1,265 per quintal.

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 7,600-7,700, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,900-7,000, 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 1,260-1,265, Jowar yellow Rs 1,500-1,550, white Rs 2,800-2,900, Maize Rs 1,450-1,455, Barley Rs 1,475-1,485.

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