The maximum retail price has been imposed for several varieties of rice with effect from today.
The Consumer Affairs Authority said the relevant gazette notification had already been issued.
Accordingly, the maximum retail price of a kilo of Kiri Samba is Rs. 125/-.
Maximum retail price of a kilogram of rice in white and red steam is Rs. 90/-.
According to the Consumer Affairs Authority, a kilogram of white and red Kekulu samba can be sold for a maximum retail price of Rs. 90/-.
The maximum retail price of a kilogram of white and red nadu steamed rice is Rs.90/-
The Consumer Affairs Authority stated that the maximum retail price for a kilogram of white and red rice is Rs. 85/-.