The current Aman rice procurement drive has begun in Rangpur on Thursday.
The government has decided to procure 569 tonnes of Aman rice at the rate of Tk31 per kg from the district during the current Aman season.
The rice will procure through 25 millers of the district under the "Internal Aman Rice Procurement Drive" which will continue until 15 March 2016.
Nasima Khatun, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Narail Sadar upazila, formally inaugurated the 'Aman Rice Procurement Drive' at Narail Food Warehouse office on Thursday.
Food Department officials, millers and local elites were present on the occasion, according to BSS. - Idrak