Presenting the budget for the fiscal year 2016, Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake said that the budget is created in the zero budget concepts.
The price of a 400g milk packet has been reduced to Rs. 295 and a certified price for paddy has given as Naadu Rs 38, Samba Rs 41 and Keeri Samba Rs 52 per kilo gram respectively.
Eleven maximum retail prices items include as follows….
Potato 1 kg Rs. 75 - 85
Big Onions 1 kg - Rs. 85 - 95
Locally Produced Milk 400g - Rs. 295
Infant Milk 1 kg - reduced by Rs. 100
Canned Fish - Rs. 125
Sprats 1 kg - Rs. 410 (MRP)
Dhal 1 kg - Rs. 169 (MRP)
Dry Fish 1 kg - Rs. 1100 (MRP)
Chickpeas 1 kg- Rs. 169 (MRP)
Gas - reduced by Rs. 150
Kerosene - reduced by Rs. 10