Boro paddy procurement drive begins in Panchagarh

25th May, 2019 09:29:35 printer

PANCHAGARH: The procurement drive of Boro paddy and rice begins in Boda upazila of the district on Saturday amid much enthusiasm, reports BSS.

Official sources said the government has set up a target to purchase a total of 1183 tonnes of paddy from the farmers directly of the district during the current season.

Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md. Sayed Mahamud Hasan formally inaugurated the procurement drive at local supply depot of the upazila.

Under the drive, the farmers will get the opportunity to sell their Boro paddy directly to the purchasing centers at the rate of Tk 26 per kg while the rice millers will get the chance to sell their improved quality rice in the purchasing centers at the rate of Tk 36 per kg.