The prices of agricultural product including pulses and oilseeds are determined by supply and demand conditions in the market on a day-to-day basis. Apart from demand and supply conditions, availability of stocks and international prices are also affecting prices of agricultural product.
The average monthly wholesale price of Bazra was Rs. 1,507 per quintal in October, 2017. It has decreased by -2.1% to Rs. 1,476 per quintal during December, 2017 over October, 2017. But the average monthly wholesale price of Bazra was Rs. 1,811 per quintal during November, 2018, up by 3.8% against Rs. 1,744 per quintal during October, 2018.
Maximum monthly average wholesale price of Bazra of Rs. 1,811 per quintal has been observed in November, 2018 during the period under consideration. Minimum monthly average wholesale price of Bazra of Rs. 1,444 per quintal has been found in March, 2018 during the period under consideration.
Note: Source: RAJYA SABHA SESSION – 247 UNSTARRED QUESTION No 1290; Data values are in Rs. Per Quintal; @: includes both kemels and pods.
Resource Title: All India Average Monthly Wholesale Price and Minimum Support Price (MSP) of major Kharif crops during 2017-18 and 2018-19 (From : Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare)