Sale of rice at Tk 30 per kg and flour at Tk 18 per kg (OMS) has started in Kholabazar.
On Thursday (September 1) morning, the program was inaugurated by the Divisional Commissioner Dr. Muhammad Mosharraf Hossain.
Sylhet District Food Controller Nayan Jyoti Chakma told Ittefaq that 19 dealers have started selling rice in Sylhet City Corporation area. Among them, 7 trucks and 8 shops are conducting this activity. There are 140 dealers in the entire division.
TCB card holders can buy 5 kg of rice at Tk 30 per kg after 15 days in OMS program. They can buy a total of 10 kg twice a month. Apart from this, card holders can buy flour at the rate of Tk 18 per kg. Meanwhile, a food-friendly program of providing rice at Tk 15 per kg has also been started.
Meanwhile Sylhet District Commissioner Md. Mujibur Rahman, Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md. Anwar Sadat, Sylhet Deputy Commissioner Office Assistant Commissioner Sadia Binte Solaiman were present.
Sylhet District Food Controller Anjan Kumar Das, Sylhet ASB Officer-in-Charge Sanjay Maitri, Sylhet Khadimnagar ASB Officer-in-Charge Sakhawat Hossain, Upazila Food Controller (Technical) Biplab Kumar Das, Food Inspector Mahbubur Rahman Chowdhury, Food Inspector Mizanur Rahman were present.