They maintained that prices of majority of non-perishable food items like sugar, cooking oil and wheat flour remained unchanged last week as compared to the preceding week. They said that sugar was available at Rs 56-60 per kg, a tin of cooking oil (2.5 litres) at Rs 545, vegetable ghee (2.5 kg) at Rs 505, vegetable ghee (loose) at Rs 160-165 per kg and wheat flour bag (10 kg) was being sold at Rs 365.
The survey noted decline in vegetables prices last week as compared to the preceding week, as tomatoes were being sold at Rs 60 per kg, onions at Rs 55-60 per kg, Karela was available at Rs 70-90 per kg, garlic at Rs 205 per kg, lady-finger was being sold at Rs 50-60 per kg, cucumber at Rs 40 per kg, green chilli at Rs 40 per kg and potatoes at Rs 40 per kg.
Slight decrease was also observed in some fruit prices as watermelon was being sold at Rs 30-35 per kg , melon at Rs 40 per kg, banana was available at Rs 110-130 per dozen and mango was available at Rs 100-140 per kg last week as compared to the preceding week. The survey noted that meat and chicken prices remained unchanged last week as compared to the preceding week as mutton was available at Rs 580-600 per kg, beef at Rs 280-290 per kg and chicken was being sold at Rs 150-155 per kg. Prices of entire range of pulses remained stable last week as compared to the preceding week, as Masoor washed was available at Rs 110-120 per kg, Moong washed at Rs 125-140 per kg and Mash washed at Rs 150-160 per kg.