Rajpura reported the highest rate of Pusa Basmati 1509 during Oct 11-17
During the week from October 11-17, the Ballabhgarh mandi (grain market) in Faridabad district of Haryana reported the highest rate for the basmati variety Pusa Basmati 1121 paddy at Rs 3,512 per quintal on October 14, as per the data gathered from the government portal https://agmarknet.gov.in.
The minimum rate of Pusa Basmati 1121 was recorded at Rs 1,960 per quintal 19 times during the week in four districts of Punjab — Fatehgarh Sahib, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur and Muktsar.
During the week, the portal recorded mandi prices of Pusa Basmati 1121 from seven districts of Punjab, three of Haryana and one of Madhya Pradesh. The rates of the commodity were in the range of Rs 1,960-3,512 per quintal. The modal prices of Pusa Basmati 1121 remained over Rs 3,000 per quintal nine times in five districts of these Haryana and Punjab during the week.
According to the data recorded on the portal, the early-maturing basmati variety Pusa Basmati 1509 fetched the highest maximum rate of Rs 3,450 per quintal on October 11 in the Rajpura mandi of Patiala district in Punjab. The minimum rate of the crop in Rajpura was Rs 3,100 per quintal that day.
The maximum rates of Pusa Basmati 1509 remained over Rs 3,000 per quintal 54 times in 13 districts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh during the week. The lowest maximum rate of the crop was recorded in Shikohabad mandi in Firozabad district of UP at Rs 2,150 per quintal on October 16.
As per the portal data, the Sugandha variety of basmati sold in the range of Rs 1,900-3,040 per quintal in the October 11-17 period in Agra, Aligarh, Bulandshahr, Ghaziabad and Hathras districts of UP and Gwalior district of MP. The Super Basmati variety was sold in the range of Rs 2,000-2,550 per quintal during the week in Moradabad, Mainpuri and Gautam Budh Nagar districts of UP.
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