Sale of rice at Tk 10 per kg begins in Gaibandha | 2018-09-06 | daily-sun.com

Sale of rice at Tk 10 per kg begins in Gaibandha

    6 September, 2018 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: The sale of rice at Tk 10 per kg has started in the district as elsewhere in the country on Tuesday to keep the rice market stable and help the vulnerable group feed at cheap rate under food friendly programme, reports BSS.

Department of Food is implementing the programme of the government in the district and a total of 1,17,237 card holders will get rice at subsidized price through 195 dealers, said an official.

The card holders each will receive 30 kg of rice at Tk 10 per kg in each of three lean months-September, October and November this year, sources said.

Of them, some 20,820 card holders will get the rice in Sadar upazila, 13,558 in Shaghata, 13,948 in Sadullapur, 24,011 in Sundarganj, 24,359 in Gobindaganj, 11,858 in Palashbari and 9,083 in Fulchhari upazila.


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