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Special OMS to sell rice at Tk 10 per kg from Sunday

Published: April 02, 2020 19:30:42 | Updated: April 03, 2020 08:16:05


Special OMS to sell rice at Tk 10 per kg from Sunday

The government is going to launch special open market sale (OMS) of rice for Tk 10 a kg in all cities and district towns from Sunday for poor people amid the nationwide shutdown.

The food ministry issued a notification in this regard on Thursday, reports UNB.

Under the OMS programme, rice will be sold from 10am to 3pm on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Each person will be allowed to buy maximum five kg of rice once in a week after showing identity card.

For every centre in Dhaka, 3 metric tons of rice will be allocated every day while two tonnes for every centre outside Dhaka.

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