The Consumer Affairs Authority says that the maximum retail price for coconut has been removed.
The relevant authority has issued a gazette notification in this regard yesterday (June 18).
The maximum retail price for coconut was set by Gazette Notification No. 2194/73 dated 25th September last year.
According to the gazette notification, a maximum retail price of Rs. 70 was fixed for coconuts over 13 inches in circumference, Rs. 65 for coconuts between 12 and 13 inches in circumference and a maximum retail price of Rs. 60 for coconuts less than 12 inches in circumference.
The Consumer Affairs Authority has issued a new Gazette Notification No. 2232/38 yesterday as follows.