Boro procurement campaign begins in Sherpur

Government has started procuring boro paddy and rice in Sherpur
district recently.
In Sherpur Sadar, LSD godown was formally inaugurated by Food
Ministry’s Parliamentary Committee Member Md Atiur Rahman (M.P) on 25
May 25, 2013. District food controller HM Golam Robbani presided over
the function.
Upazila chairman Md Ilias Ali, District Rice-mill President Engineer
Asraful Alam Talukder, Secretary Asaduzzaman Rausan and SMO Md Arsad
Ali of the godown Spoke on that occasion. There were also present
district food procurement committee members, Chamber leaders, district
rice-mill owners and food department’s officials.
42049 metric tons of rice and 2768 metric tons of paddy will be
procured directly from the farmers. On inaugurating day 800 metric
tons of rice procured. District food controller said that this
campaign will continue till October 31,2013.
(Our Correspondent)

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