POSTED BY October 31, 2013 9:29 am COMMENTS (3)ON
I wish to share something that I came across recently.
At my home they use Aashirwaad select atta MP. On a partcular sunday , there was a emergency and I procured it from my neighbourhood shop @ 340/- ( MRP 380/-). In the afternoon I enquired about the same at another place a Mall in close vicinity of my residence at secunderabad . Available @ 360/- ( MRP 380/-).
Imagine my shock and dismay when my father who had seen the emergency in the morning buying the same atta from another place a mall in Hyderabad @ 309/- ( MRP 380/-).
No amount of logic justifies this kind of a huge price difference in different outlets. Just goes to prove that the company has been selling without any ethics. Further since I am a regular consumer , I realised that the price of the atta has not gone up due to inflation rather has gone up to meet the exorbitant rise in margins for various retailers. I felt very bad and now feel that this is the reason spread to many items that is causing pains to a common man.
In the past also I noticed that the cola companies have also resorted to this kind with the result that the price of a 2.25 lts varied from Rs 33.33 to Rs 72/-.
What I wish to know is that if there is any government agency which keeps a watch on all these and does anything to correct this.
Our inflation worries could become deflation worries if the government agencies come down heavily on this. Importantly if would bring huge relief to the common man.