Gazette issued removing price controls on multiple food items
Posted on November 4th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana

A special gazette has been issued removing the price control on a number of food items including sugar, dhal, chicken, canned fish, corn, big onions, wheat flour, potatoes and milk powder.

The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) said the gazette is effective from Wednesday (November 03).

Thereby, seven gazette notifications previously published by the CAA have been rescinded by the new communiqué:

• Order No. 39 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 1975/68 on July 14, 2016 for MRP on chickpeas, wheat flour and imported milk powder
• Order No. 40 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2003/44 on January 27, 2017 for MRP on dried sprats, green grams and imported potatoes
• Order No. 48 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2048/30 on December 06, 2017 for MRP on dried fish, coconut, dried chilies, Maldive fish and several other items
• Order No. 59 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2166/29 on March 12, 2020 for MRP on chicken
• Order No. 60 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2166/30 on March 12, 2020 for MRP on corn
• Order No. 61 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2167/9 on March 17, 2020 for MRP on Masoor Dhal, big onions and canned fish
• Order No. 76 published in Gazette Extraordinary No. 2243/13 on September 02, 2021 for MRP on white sugar and brown sugar

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