Over a million kilograms of paddy purchased during the Maha season (watch report)

Over a million kilograms of paddy purchased during the Maha season (watch report)

Written by Staff Writer

11 Mar, 2015 | 10:46 am

The paddy marketing board says that a total of 1.3 million kilograms of paddy has been purchased during the Maha season. Chairman of the board, M.B. Dissanayake said that a total of 599 million rupees has been incurred for this purpose and added that a total of 9900 million rupees has been allocated from the treasury for the purchasing of paddy for this season.

He further noted that a kilogram of Nadu rice was purchased at Rs. 45 while a kilogram of samba was purchased for Rs 50.

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