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Food Minister: Govt plans to construct 30 paddy silos in Bangladesh

  • ‘Government has taken modern paddy silo construction as pilot project’
  • Minister told the National Parliament session
Update : 27 Feb 2024, 08:10 PM

Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder has said the government has taken up a plan to construct paddy silos across the country with a target to enhance paddy storage facilities.

"The government has taken a plan to construct paddy silos for enhancing storage facilities for paddy," said the minister while responding to a star-marked question raised by Sajjadul Hasan on behalf of treasury bench lawmaker M Mamunur Rashid Kiron of Noakhali-3 during the question-answer session at the National Parliament on Monday.

The government has taken modern paddy silo construction as a pilot project, which is equipped with various facilities, including drying and storage, at different places across the country, the minister told the session chaired by Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury.

As per the project plan, a total of 30 silos are set to be constructed.

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