Government announces measures to sell tonnes of stored paddy

Government announces measures to sell tonnes of stored paddy

Government announces measures to sell tonnes of stored paddy

Written by Tharushan Fernando

30 Dec, 2015 | 12:53 pm

The Paddy Marketing Board says that the measures are being taken to sell paddy stocks in state storage facilities.

The measures come amidst plans to purchase paddy which is harvested in the Maha season.

Board chairman M.B Dissanayake said that the Nadu in storage facilities will be sold off following advice provided. He noted that 250,000 metric tonnes of paddy are currently in storage facilities.

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