Nov 05, 2020

CAA issues price ceiling for rice Featured

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has imposed a price ceiling for several varieties of rice.

According to a Gazette Extraordinary issued yesterday (04), the MRP came into effect yesterday itself.

The Gazette mentions the CAA 'orders that no producer / miller shall sell, expose or offer for sale or display for sale' these rice varieties, over the stated maximum price.

The MRP of several rice varieties noted in the gazette are as follows :

White/Red Samba - Steamed / Boiled (excluding Suduru Samba) : Rs. 94 per kg
White/Red Raw Samba : Rs.94 per kg
White/Red Nadu Steamed / Boiled (excluding Mottaikarupan & Attakari) : Rs.92 per kg
White/Red Raw Rice : Rs.89 per kg

Rice Gazzet 04 11 20