Rice Purchasing Program to be reviewed

2021-02-23 at 13:48

The government has decided to review the progress of the ‘Rice Purchasing Program ’ of the Maha season for this year.

The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to purchase rice competitively with the private sector with the view to receive the highest price for farmers’ produce under the program .

Furthermore, the Cabinet has also decided to maintain the price of Nadu rice at Rs.98 per kg in future, even if paddy stocks are purchased at a higher rate.