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Edible oils prices steady at wholesale centers

Edible oils prices steady at wholesale centers

As per data monitored by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs and Food, prices of Edible Oils during the week ending on September 19th, 2013 remained steady across the country. Price Monitoring cell of the Ministry regular monitors prices of twenty two essential commodities at 55 market centers across the country.

During the week prices of Groundnut oil remained steady at all reporting centers and decreased at two centers Jammu and Puducherry.

Prices of Mustard Oil also remained steady at most of the centers infact decreased at four centers which are Mumbai, Bhagalpur, Bhubaneswar and Sambalpur.

Similarly, prices of Vanaspati remained steady at all the reporting centers and declined at three centers which are Dehradun, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar.

Prices of twenty two essential commodities are regularly monitored by Department of Consumer Affairs for taking suitable action to keep the prices under check. These commodities include Rice, Wheat, Atta, Gram Dal, Tur (Arhar ) Dal, Urad Dal , Moong Dal, Masur Dal, Sugar, Gur, Groundnut Oil, Mustard Oil, Vanaspati, Sunflower Oil, Soya Oil, Palm Oil, Tea, Milk, Potato, Onion and Salt . Price datas are supplied on daily basis by the State Civil Supplies Departments of the respective State Governments.