Prices of sugar, wheat likely to surge in utility stores, sources

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

19th Feb, 2021. 12:53 am
Price of sugar wheat to increase

The ministry of Industries and Production has on Thursday sent a summary to the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) to increase the price of sugar, flour, and ghee at utility stores.

In the summary, the ministry has proposed an increase in the price of sugar by Rs7 per kg — after which the rate will go up from Rs68 to Rs75 per kg.

The summary eyes an increase of Rs45 per kg in the price of ghee, following which, the price of the commodity will rise from Rs175 to Rs220 per kg.

The ministry has proposed an increase in the price of the 20kg wheat sack as well, the summary said.

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