Friday, August 23, 2019 | ePaper
JS body for setting up paddy silos to ensure fair price
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Food Ministry held discussions on setting up paddy silos in 200 areas across the country to ensure fair price for the agricultural produces and procure food grains from the farmers directly.
The discussion was held at the third meeting of the parliamentary watchdog at the Sangsad Bhaban on Thursday with its Chairman Mohemmad Nasim in the chair, said a press release.
Committee members Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder, Nurul Islam Nahid, Haji Md Salim, Md Atiur Rahman Atik, Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu, Ataur Rahman Khan and Anjum Sultana attended the meeting.
The committee was informed that drives by mobile courts against food adulteration have been strengthened across the country.
The parliamentary body gave directives for removing corruption from local to central levels in the sector.