Gazette notifications have been issued today declaring maximum retail prices for sugar and rice with effect from today (September 02).
The Gazette notifications have been issued by order of the Chairman of the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) Maj. General (Retd.) Shantha Dissanayake, under Section 20(5) of the Consumer Affairs Authority Act, No. 09 of 2003.
Maximum retail prices of rice and sugar:
Keeri Samba – Rs. 125/- per kg
White/Red Samba – Steamed/Boiled (excluding Suduru Samba) – Rs. 103/- per kg
White/Red Nadu – Steamed/Boiled (excluding Mottaikarupan and Attakari) – Rs. 98/- per kg
White/Red Raw Rice – Rs. 95/- per kg
White Sugar (Unpacketed) – Rs. 122 per kg
White Sugar (Packeted) – Rs. 125 per kg
Brown or Red Sugar (Unpacketed) – Rs. 125 per kg
Brown or Red Sugar (Packeted) – Rs. 128 per kg