KATHMANDU, Sept. 17: The government began market monitoring with the implementation of the maximum retail price (MRP) of the essential goods from Monday.
The MRP of the goods was fixed in order to provide relief to the people against terrible price hike with the festivals coming near.
It is brought into implementation to curb the black marketing, said Deepak Subedi, Spokesperson at Ministry of Commerce and Supplies, adding stringent action would be taken to the violators of the MRP.
The MRP has been issued as notice in the gazette Monday.
As per the decision the government made on MRP four days ago, steamed sona mansuli rice costs Rs 46 per kg while sona mansuli rice Rs 36, steamed jira small rice Rs 60, jira small rice Rs 56, black gram pulse Rs 96, big black gram pulse Rs 105, middle lentil Rs 93, gram pulse Rs 107, pea white Rs 65, big mung bean Rs 128, and wheat flour Rs 31