In 1987, one kilo of wheat was available for only this much money.

Wheat Price in 1987:

Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Parveen Kaswan has shared a picture of a bill of the year 1987.

The price of wheat was Rs 1.6 a kg and it has created a stir on the internet.

The IFS officer shared his grandfather's "J Form", which is a bill of produce sold to the Food Corporation of India.

J form is the sale receipt of the farmer's agricultural produce in the grain market.

He tweeted, "When wheat used to be Rs 1.6 per kg. My grandfather sold the wheat crop to the Food Corporation of India in 1987."

In a follow-up tweet, he shared that his grandfather had a habit of keeping all the records.

In response to a comment, Paswan shared, "This document is called J Form. He has all the documents of crops sold in the last 40 years in his archive. One can study at home."

See Photo:

Time when wheat used to be at 1.6 rupees per kg.

The wheat crop my grandfather sold in 1987 to Food Corporation of India.

— Parveen Kaswan, IFS (@ParveenKaswan) January 2, 2023

Since being shared, the post has garnered over 42k views, 689 likes and several comments.

The internet was shocked and one user wrote, "Thank you sir for posting this. I read about J form for the first time today."

Another user wrote, "The gold rate in 1987 was Rs 2,570, so according to today's inflation/gold rate, wheat would have cost 20 times."

The third user wrote, "Amazing. Then the elders used to write full details of every penny spent. Keep a record of the crops they sold like this. There is a lot to be learned."

A fourth user wrote, "Nice to see an archive of Bills like postcards."

Featured Video Of The Day

J&K: Six people killed in terrorist attacks will be cremated today