Govt purchases thousands of kilogrammes of rice

Govt purchases thousands of kilogrammes of rice

Govt purchases thousands of kilogrammes of rice

Written by Staff Writer

21 Feb, 2015 | 3:14 pm

The Ministry of food Safety says that the government has purchased over 100,000 kilogrammes of paddy on a single day under the government paddy purchasing programme.

The purchasing of paddy under the government manifesto commenced on Thursday.

The paddy is being purchased countrywide.

A kilogram of Samba is purchased at Rs.50 rupees while a kilogramme of Nadu is purchased at Rs.45.

The Ministry of Food Security requests farmers and officers to contact the minister on 0718-27-83-44 or the Chairman of the Paddy Purchasing Board on 0773-975-838 on any irregularity they come across.

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