Prices of various items have increased: Photo: File
Islamabad: The utility stores have once again seen a sudden hike in the prices of several items.
According to Express News, Utility Store Corporation has issued a notification to increase the prices of various items including pickles, different brands of biscuits, jelly, surf, shoe polish, razor blades, toothpaste, dish washing soap, honey, noodles. Done, which will be effective immediately.
According to the notification, the price of Sugram toothpaste has been increased by Rs 10, the price of which has increased from Rs 133 to Rs 143, while the price of 275 grams of dish washing soap has been increased by Rs 50 and the price of 275 grams of dish wash has been increased from Rs 90. 140 has been reduced to Rs.
Similarly, the price of a box of tissue paper was also increased by Rs 11, after which the price of a box of tissue paper increased from Rs 56 to Rs 67. The price of a small pack of baby diapers increased by Rs 348, a pack of small branded baby diapers increased from Rs 1352 to Rs 1700.
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Apart from this, the price of insecticide was also increased by Rs 300, after which 800 ml of insecticide solution increased from Rs 490 to Rs 790. The Green Tea branded 45gm pack increased by Rs 20 to Rs 178 while the price of 250g macaroni increased by Rs 11 to Rs 90 from Rs 79.
According to the notification, the price of a jar of 300 grams of honey has increased by Rs. 60 from Rs. 310 to Rs. 379, and the price of 66 grams of noodles has increased by Rs. 5 from Rs.
Similarly, the price of two-and-a-half-kilowatt tonne of one brand of oil has been increased by Rs 430 at utility stores.