Commodity ratesFollowing were the rates (Rs. per kg) of essential commodities in the local wholesale market on Thursday, according to the Vijayawada Chamber of Commerce & Industry: groundnut oil-48, palmolein oil-40.50, sunflower oil-47, tamarind (flower variety)-24 to 28, tamarind (karipuli variety)-40 to 48, chillis (new)-25 to 30, rice 2716-13, rice super fine-15, rice Sona Masuri 16 to 17, Samba-15 to 16, black gram (Pottu Minappappu)-36 and red gram (Kandipappu) desavali-22.

Office shiftedThe office of the Community Food & Nutrition Extension Unit of the Food & Nutrition Board under the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development has been shifted from Gunadala to Autonagar with effect from February 28. The office is now located on the third floor of the C.G.O. Complex in the first Cross Road of Autonagar Industrial Estate.

InterfaceThe business administration department of P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts & Science is organising an industry-institution interface meet in Siddhartha auditorium at 9.30 a.m. on Friday.