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Saturday, 07 April 2012 - 17:10
PMB Maha purchases top Rs 1,432 m
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The Paddy Marketing Board has purchased 50,000 metric tons of paddy from farmers spending 1,432 million rupees for the Maha season.

Co-operatives and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando said that the highest paddy harvest of 13 thousand 595 metric tons for the Maha season has been obtained from the Ampara district.

The quantity of paddy purchased from the Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura districts was 6,200 metric tonnes and 13,500 metric tonnes.

Arrangements have been made to purchase paddy produced by farmers through Co-operatives directly under the supervision of District Secretariats.

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