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Govt to procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy in Jamalpur

April 27, 2020 00:00:00

JAMALPUR, Apr 26 (BSS): The Food Department will procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy from farmers in the district this year.

According to the office of District Food Controller, 4,520 tonnes of paddy will be procured from farmers in Jamalpur Sadar upazila while 2.432 tonnes of paddy in Sarishabari 1,202 from Dewanganj upazila, 2,184 tonnes from Islampur, 2,738 tonnes from Melandah upazila 2,225 tonnes from Madarganj and 1,701 tonnes from Bakshiganj upazila to be bought from cultivators.

The office said the procurement began from Sunday (Apr 26) and will continue till August 31 this year.

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