New Maximum Retail Prices of rice gazetted
May 28, 2020 07:16 pm
The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) has published the Extraordinary Gazette notification pertaining to the revision of Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) of rice.
Signed by CAA Chairman Major General (Retired) Shantha Dissanayake, the Gazette notification states that the revised prices will come into effect from today (28).
The new Maximum Retail Prices for below-mentioned varieties of rice are as follows:
Keeri Samba – Rs. 120.00 per kilogram
White/Red Samba (Steamed/Boiled – excluding Suduru Samba) – Rs. 98.00 per kilogram
White/Red Raw Samba – Rs. 98.00 per kilogram
White/Red Nadu (Steamed/Boiled – excluding Mottaikarupan and Attakari) – Rs. 96.00 per kilogram
White/Red Raw Rice – Rs. 93.00
No importer, producer, distributor or trader are allowed to sell or expose/offer/display for sale the listed varieties of rice, above the new Maximum Retail Prices.