PANCHAGARH, May 22, 2023(BSS)- Boro paddy and rice procurement drive of the food department began in Debiganj upazila of the district with much enthusiasm on Sunday.
Upazila chairman of Debiganj upazila Md Abdul Malek Chistee formally inaugurated the procurement drive as the chief guest.
Upazila Nirbahi officer (UNO) Golam ferdous, upazila food controller officer Sudep Kumar Dash, officer-in-charge of food godown Md Alif Reza, Upazila Awami League president Gias Uddin Chowdhury, mill owner samittee leader Nandan Kumar Shaha and farmers were present during the inaugural function.
Food office sources said a total of 862 tonnes of paddy at the rate of Taka 30 per kg and 3,034 tonnes of rice at the rate of Taka 44 per kg will be collected from the registered mill owners and farmers of the upazila.
The procurement programme will continue till on August 31.