On Thursday, the utility stores have increased the prices of many daily use items, as per the reports of local media.
As per reports, the price of sugar has been surged by Rs.3 per kilogram from the current Rs.69 per kilogram to Rs.72 per kilogram.
Utility Stores are the outlets known for providing general use commodities at subsidized rates, they have revised their rates on all these items.
As per the reports, the prices of at least 50 brands of soaps, shampoos, and creams have surged up to 20 rupees.
The soap prices of various brands have gone up by one or two rupees.
The price of 400ml bottle of shampoo have also witnessed a surge of Rs.20 and is now being sold at Rs.394.
It is important to mention here that the Utility Stores Corporation is a state owned entity. It has got chains across the country. It provides general use items on cheaper rates than the open market to the general public, as the government subsidized them.