October 17, 2021, 9:20 pm
Jewel Chowdhury, Habiganj Representative :
Food Department has started OMS activities in 9 upazilas of Habiganj district. Rice and flour are being sold at low prices under this program. Rice is being sold at Tk 30 per kg and open flour at Tk 18 per kg. A buyer can buy a maximum of five kg of rice and five kg of flour per day.
In Habiganj Sadar, 5 people and 19 shopkeepers in 9 upazilas are selling 1.5 metric tons of rice and 1 metric ton of flour every day.
Rice and flour will be sold at Habiganj Sadar till the next announcement. And in other 9 upazilas till 7 th August.
Habiganj district (acting) food controller said. Dildar Mahmud. He said rice and flour are being sold at low prices under this program.
The rice and flour will be available at Sohel Khan Road in Habiganj Sadar, Sajal Roy in Cinema Hall area, MGM Selim in Shaistanagar Bazar, Emdadur Rahman Babul in Chowdhury Bazar and Mujibur Rahman in Court Station area.
Note that the minimum price of 1 kg packet flour in the market is 36 rupees. Each buyer can purchase a maximum of 3 packets of flour from the truck. In addition, rice and flour are being sold in all city corporations and municipalities of the country from July 24 under the special incentive package of the Prime Minister amid strict lockdown.