Inflation game: Mustard oil is selling well above Rs 200, edible oil prices skyrocket in one year, now onions are ready to cry

Inflation has broken the backs of ordinary people who have been affected by the impact of the corona. In the last one year, inflation into the chav-dal-atta of tea and mustard oil has ruined the kitchen budget. Mustard oil is sold in Nashik for more than Rs 200, while in Moradabad palm oil is over 180. In Mysore, the vegetable price is Rs 212 and Gangtok soybean oil is Rs 194. But in Bikaner, sunflower oil costs Rs 227 per kg. We are not saying this, but the statistics given on the website of the Modi government’s Consumer Ministry website speak. These figures are as of June 25, 2021 and are the highest prices of edible oils in the country.

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According to information provided on the website, on June 25, 2021, prices of edible oils increased by 53 per cent, pulses by 15 per cent and loose tea prices by June 25, 2020. At the same time, the rice rate has increased by 4 per cent. Wheat, sugar, jaggery, potatoes and tomatoes if something is cheap.

Prices for essential items have increased on average in a year

Subject

Daily retail price of essential items
25 June Price A year ago Percentage change
25/06/2021 25/06/2020 One year
Rice 36.05 34.58 4.25
Wheat 27.08 28.2 -3.97
Flour (wheat) 30.7 31.27 -1.82
Chickpea Lens 76.69 66.57 15.2
Tour / Arhar Dal 106.94 92.93 15.08
The Urad Dal 109.1 101.49 7.5
Moong Dal 105.12 108.28 -2.92
The red lens 87.29 76.88 13.54
Sugar 39.52 40.01 -1.22
Milk @ 48.66 46.98 3.58
Groundnut oil (packaged) 180.83 148.51 21.76
Mustard oil (packaged) 170.93 120.95 41.32
Vegetable (packed) 133.71 91.27 46.5
Soy Oil (Packaged) 152.26 101.63 49.82
Sunflower oil (packaged) 172.15 112.2 53.43
Palm Oil (Packaged) 131.33 89.63 46.52
Bella 47.23 48.34 -2.3
Loose tea 277.27 220.97 25.48
Salt Pack * 17.99 16.27 10.57
Potatoes 21.26 28.06 -24.23
Onion 28.33 21.24 33.38
Tomatoes 23.19 29.73 -22

Source: State Civil Supplies Department

Within a year, such fires appeared in the price of edible oils, with mustard oil becoming an expensive refined oil. Packed palm oil rose from Rs 46 to Rs 131, sunflower oil from 112 to 172, vegetable oil from 91 to 133 and mustard oil (pack) from Rs 120 to Rs 170 per liter. On the other hand, groundnuts reach 138 to 180 and soybean oil at Rs 101 to 152 per liter. This may be lower or higher than the average price of edible oils, ie.

The legumes also opened their eyes

If we talk about pulses, according to the latest information provided on the Ministry’s website, the average tar-dal has risen from Rs 93 to Rs 107 per kg, while the urad dal has risen from Rs 101 to Rs 109 per kg. On the other hand, there has been a decline in moong dal, but lentils and chana dal are up 15 per cent more expensive.

Maximum and Minimum Rates of Requirements (25 June 2021, Rs. Per kg)

Objects

The maximum At least
Management Value The name of the center Management Value The name of the center

Rice

63 Bangalore 25 Ahmedabad
25 Shahdol

Wheat

45 Mayabandar 16 Madhubani
16 Purulia

Flour (wheat)

57 Port Blair 20 Munger

Chickpea Lens

97 T. Puram 63 Udaipur

Tour / Arhar Dal

130 T. Puram 75 Jagdalpur

Uraad Dal

145 Lucknow. 73 Reva
145 T. Puram

Moong Dal

132 Co zhcode 70 Motihari

The red lens

114 Dharwad 65 Warangal

Sugar

51 Port Blair 35 Hoshangabad
35 Shahdol
35 Ballari
35 Adilabad
Flour 27 28 24 24
Chickpea Lens 73 86 68 77
Pigeon pea 95 106 100 117

Milk @

110 114 105 120
70 Dimapur 38 Khagaria
38 Mysore
38 Vellore
Palm oil 108 99 113 131
Potatoes 24 30 18 19

Groundnut oil (packaged)

50 30 40 25
238 Khagaria 120 Rampurhat
120 Dimapur

Mustard Oil (Packed)

212 Nashik 117 Ahmedabad

Vegetable (packed)

212 Mysore 85 Ahmedabad

Soy Oil (Packaged)

194 Gangtok 95 Gorakhpur

Sunflower oil (packaged)

227 Bikaner 115 Gorakhpur

Palm Oil (Packaged)

183 Moradabad 80 Dimapur

Bella

73 Port Blair 32 Jagdalpur

Loose tea

543 Cuddalore 128 Sir

Salt Pack *

28 Amritsar 9 Durg
28 Moradabad

Potatoes

50 Haldwani 11 Bareilly

Onion

45 Port Blair 16 Rajkot
45 Mayabandar
45 Dimapur

Tomatoes

68 Mayabunder 7 Gumla

Source: – State Civil Supplies Department

The onion is heating up

An onion that once cried to the public for tears of inflation is coming back in the form. In one year, its price rose 33 percent to 21 to 28 percent. Potatoes and tomatoes are now a relief. Say potatoes and tomatoes are now wiping away tears of inflation. In this one year, the average retail price of potatoes has decreased from 28 to 21 by 24 percent. The rates offered on the website are the highest and lowest. Actual rates in retail markets may differ from this.

The prices of tea, milk and salt have also increased

There has been a huge increase in the price of tea this year compared to last year. Open tea rose 25 per cent to Rs 277 from Rs 221. While sugar is a bit cheaper, the price of less used salt has increased by 10 per cent this year. At the same time, milk is also 3 per cent more expensive. This data provided by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs has been collected from more than 100 centers across the country.

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