Purchase of Yala season paddy started today.
The Paddy Marketing Board said rice will be sold at the government control price in 240 centers across the country.
Accordingly, a kilo of Nadu will be sold at Rs. 38, Samba Rs. 41 and Keeri Samba at Rs. 50.
Government has allocated Rs. 4000 million to purchase rice. About 2000 kilos of rice will be bought from each farmer.