Rice basmati edges up on scattered demand

NEW DELHI, Apr 14: Rice basmati prices recovered by Rs 100 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on mild demand from retailers.
However, other grains held steady in thin trade.
Traders attributed the recovery in rice basmati prices to some demand from retailers amid pause in arrivals from producing belts.
In the national capital, rice basmati common and Pusa-1121 variety moved up by Rs 100 each to Rs 7,500-7,600 and Rs 6,800-6,900 per quintal, respectively.
Following are today’s quotations (in Rs per quintal):
Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,760-1,765 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,770-1,775, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 230-260, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 950-960 (50 kg), Maida Rs 970-980 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,040-1,050 (50 kg).
Basmati rice (Lal Quila) Rs 10,700, Shri Lal Mahal Rs 11,300, Super Basmati Rice Rs 9,800, Basmati common new Rs 7,500-7,600, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,800-6,900, Permal raw Rs 2,400-2425, Permal wand Rs 2,500-2,550, Sela Rs 3,100-3,200 and Rice IR-8 Rs 2,050-2,100, Bajra Rs 1,260-1,265, Jowar yellow Rs 1,600-1,650, white Rs 2,850-2,950, Maize Rs 1,470-1,475, Barley Rs 1,490-1,500. (PTI)