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3.60 lakh Kg Rice purchased from Farmers by Tripura Govt
TIWN June 2, 2020
3.60 lakh Kg Rice purchased from Farmers by Tripura Govt
PHOTO : Farmers working in paddy field with social distancing in Agartala. TIWN Photo.

AGARTALA, June 2 (TIWN): To enable the farmers to be economically stable, Tripura Govt has bought 3.60 lakh kilo of rice from the farmers.

To do this, a cost of Rs. 66.53 lakhs came under the expenditure of the State Govt, said Law Minister Ratanlal Nath.

However, he said, the process of purchasing rice is underway and the number will be increased.

He said further that Tripura Govt’s first priority now is “Gram-Garib-Krishak”.

Nath told media that in 2020-21, including subsidy, farmers will be benefited with Rs. 1682 crores 44 lakhs.

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