Boro paddy procurement drive begins in Panchagarh

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PANCHAGARH, May 25, 2019 (BSS)- The procurement drive of Boro paddy and
rice begins in Boda upazila of the district today amid much enthusiasm.

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.

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