Mar 16, 2021

Lack of adequate stocks of rice at controlled prices - Cabinet Featured

The Cabinet of Ministers have noted the lack of adequate stocks of rice in the market at present at the controlled prices and they have discussed the possible alternatives.

Accordingly, the cabinet of ministers have decided to first convert the stocks of paddy purchased from farmers by the Paddy Marketing Board into rice and distribute them continuously through the branch network of Sathosa.

They have also decidaed to consider alternative measures to be taken further considering the progress of the program.