Gram, its dal prices up on retailers demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 21 2013, 21:23pm hrs
Prices of gram and its dal rose by Rs 100 per quintal on the wholesale pulses market today on pick up in retailers demand amid restricted arrivals from producing belts.

However, other pulses moved in a tight range in limited deals and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said pick up in demand from retailers against restricted arrivals from producing belts mainly helped gram and its dal prices to trade higher.

In the national capital, gram, gram dal local and best quality were up by Rs 100 each at Rs 3900-4300, Rs 4500-4600 and Rs 4800-4900 per quintal respectively.

The following are today's pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,400-3,900, Urad Chilka (local) 4,400-4,750, best 4,850-5,350, Dhoya 5,250-5,350, Moong 5,100-5,700, Dal Moong Chilka local 5,650-6,050, Moong Dhoya local 6,100-6,200 and best quality 6,800-6,900.

Masoor small 3,625-3,825, bold 3,775-3,975, Dal Masoor local 4,325-4,425, best quality 4,425-4,525, Malka local 4,025-4,125, best 4,225-4,325, Moth 3,600-4,200, Arhar 3,800-4,000, Dal Arhar Dara 5,400-5,600.

Gram 3,900-4,300, Gram Dal (local) 4,500-4,600, best quality 4,800-4,900, Besan (35 kg) Shakti bhog 1,850, Rajdhani 1,850, Rajmah Chitra 7,000-8,000, Kabli Gram small 4,000-6,300, dabra 2,700-2,800, imported 4,700-5,100; Lobia 3,300-4,400, Peas white 2,650-2,675 and green 2,750-2,850.