Commodity pricesThe following were the rates (Rs. per kg) of essential commodities in local wholesale market on Tuesday, according to the Vijayawada Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Groundnut oil-53.50, palmolein oil - 41.75, Sunflower oil-49, Tamarind (flower variety) 30 to 39, chillies -35 to 45, Rice (2716)-14, Rice (superfine)-18 to 19, rice (sona masoori)-16, rice (samba masoori)-16, blackgram-42, redgram-25.50 to 30.50.

`Vijaya Adalat'Vijaya Bank conducted `Vijaya Adalat' to recover overdue loans that have become non-performing assets. During the `adalat', 105 borrowers participated and 85 cases amounting to Rs. 48 lakhs were settled and Rs. 15 lakhs was recovered on the spot. General Manager Mahabala Shetty inaugurated the `adalat'.

He said that it was the brainchild of Vijaya Bank chairman and managing director Prakash Mallya.