Moong prices up on local demand

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 24 2013, 21:32pm hrs
In thin trade, moong and its dal prices rose by Rs 50 per quintal on the wholesale pulses market today on pick up in local demand against restricted arrivals from prodcing regions.

However, other pulses moved in a narrow range in scattered deals and settled around previous levels.

Marketmen said pick up in local demand amid lower arrivals from producing belts mainly led to rise in wholesa moong and its dal prices.

In the national capital, moong and its dal chilka local rose by Rs 50 each to Rs 5,150-5,750 and Rs 5,700-6,100 per quintal respectively.

The following are today's pulses rates per quintal: Urad 3,300-3,700, Urad Chilka (local) 4,300-4,650, best 4,750-5,250, Dhoya 5,150-5,250, Moong 5,150-5,750, Dal Moong Chilka local 5,700-6,100, 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 ,750-3,950, Dal Arhar Dara 5,350-5,550.

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.