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 Ragi was Rs. 2842 per quintal in October, 2017. It has shrunk by -4.29% to Rs. 2720 per quintal during November-2017 above October-2017. We have observed monthly growth of 2.95% in average monthly wholesale price of Ragi during Oct-2018 from Rs. 2575 per quintal during Sep-2018. The average monthly wholesale price of Ragi was Rs. 2619 per quintal during November-2018, down by -1.21% versus Rs. 2651 per quintal during October-2018.
Maximum monthly growth of 4.27% have been seen in Mar-2018 and maximum price of Rs. 2842 per quintal have been found in Oct-2017 in average wholesale price of Ragi (Kharif Crop) 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)