According to the latest price list shared by the Department of Consumer Affairs, the price of masoor dal is Rs 82 per kg in May.
Oil prices up up to 50 percent.
Edible Oil price: In the midst of the Corona crisis, the inflation witch is also haunting the people. The prices of essential food items are skyrocketing. Although the government is making constant efforts to rein in the price, yet there is not much relief in the price. Due to the increase in the price of essential food items like pulses, oil and tea leaves, it has become difficult for the lower and middle class people to run a house.
According to the latest price list shared by the Department of Consumer Affairs, the price of masoor dal is Rs 82 per kg in May. In the month of May last year, it was Rs 70 a kg. Chana dal is priced at Rs 78 per kg in May as compared to Rs 68 per kg in the same month last year. The price of toor dal is Rs 107 which was Rs 92 a kg last year. The price of urad dal is Rs 103 which was Rs 94 last year. The price of pulses has increased by 10-20 per cent on a yearly basis.
Oil prices up up to 50 percent
Talking about oil, the price of vegetable oil is Rs 124 per kg in May, which was Rs 82 in May last year. The price of soybean oil is now Rs 142 which was Rs 97 last year. The price of groundnut oil is Rs 173 as against Rs 143 last year. There has been a jump of up to 50 percent in the price of edible oil.
Weberage jumps 40%
At present, the price of Robust Coffee is Rs 125 per kg, which was Rs 107 in May last year. The price of tea has increased from Rs 216 to Rs 301. The price of milk has increased from Rs 46.40 per liter to Rs 49.40 per litre. In this way, the price of weberage has increased by up to 40 percent.
Onion price increased three times in Nashik Mandi
Talking about vegetables, Maharashtra is the largest producer of onion in the country. Onion prices are increasing continuously in Nashik Mandi. In the last week of May, onion is being sold at the level of Rs 2000 quintal in Nashik Mandi. At the same time, in May last year, it was sold at the level of 600-700 rupees per quinter. At present, this trend of onion price in Rabi season has told that this time the record of last year may be broken.
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