Utility Stores jack up prices


The Utility Stores have increased prices of various brands of cooking oil, baby milk, diapers, shampoo, and laundry detergent.

According to a notification, the Utility Stores across the country have increased the prices of various brands of items.

The price of corn cooking oil has increased by Rs300, bringing it to Rs1,170 per litre. The prices of various other brands of cooking oil and ghee were also increased.

The price of 800 grammes of baby formula milk has increased from Rs445 to Rs820. Following an increase of Rs450 in the price of 330 grammes of cereal, the new price is Rs1,198.

The price of 336 grammes of noodles has witnessed an increase of Rs60 to Rs425.

According to the notification, the price of one litre of fruit juice increased by Rs70, the price of 800 grammes of ketchup has increased by Rs50, and the price of baby diapers has increased by Rs350.

The cost of 650 millilitre of shampoo of various brands has risen by Rs210.

The Utility Stores spokesperson said in his statement that the prices of some branded items have been increased by companies to improve demand and supply at all Utility Stores across the country and to ensure uninterrupted supply of branded items.