Staff Correspondent, bdnews24.com
Published: 2017-11-30 21:42:51 BdST
The government procurement will start on Dec 3 and continue throughout the country until Feb 28 next year, Food Minister Qamrul Islam told reporters on Thursday.
According to him, the farmers spent Tk 37.2 to produce one kg of Aman crop in this season.
The government purchased 300,000 tonnes of rice from the domestic market at Tk 33 per kg last year. The production cost was Tk 29 per kg at the time, it said.