Maximum retail prices imposed on rice varieties

The government has announced Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) on certain rice varieties.

  • Keeri Samba Rs. 125 per kg
  • Samba red/white Rs. 90 per kg
  • Nadu Rs. 90 per kg
  • White/Red raw rice Rs. 85 per kg

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said the MRPs will come into effect from today (10).

The government earlier today declared rice mills as “essential services” in order to ensure continuous supply of rice across the country.