Maize and jowar prices firmed by up to Rs 50 per quintal at the wholesale grains market today on increased offtake by consuming industries. Traders said pick up in demand from consuming industries pushed up maize and jowar prices. In the national capital, maize rose by Rs 50 to Rs 1,390-1,395 per quintal. Jowar yellow and white also moved up by Rs 25 and Rs 50 to Rs 1,400-1,450 and Rs 2,800-2,900 per quintal. Following are today's quotations (in Rs per quintal): Wheat MP (desi) Rs 2,080-2,280, Wheat dara (for mills) Rs 1,785-1,790 Chakki atta (delivery) Rs 1,795-1,800, Atta Rajdhani (10 kg) Rs 260-300, Shakti Bhog (10 kg) Rs 255-290, Roller flour mill Rs 955-965 (50 kg), Maida Rs 990-1,000 (50 kg)and Sooji Rs 1,050-1,060 (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 8,100-8,200, Rice Pusa (1121) Rs 6,800-6,900, Permal raw Rs 2,325-2375, Permal wand Rs 2,375-2,425, Sela Rs 2,800-3,000 and Rice IR-8 Rs 1,975-2,025, Bajra Rs 1,200-1,205, Jowar yellow Rs 1,400-1,450, white Rs 2,800-2,900, Maize Rs 1,390- 1,395, Barley Rs 1,480-1,490.
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