Government to purchase paddy from farmers at competitive prices

local Srilanka

The Cabinet of Ministers has given the approval to purchase paddy from local farmers at competitive prices with the private sector under the rice purchasing program for Maha Season of 2020-2021.

It was also decided to maintain the price of Nadu at Rs. 98 per kilogram in the future without making any changes despite paddy being purchased at a higher price, the Department of Government Information said.