Tamil Diplomat

2, 463 Metric Tons of paddy purchased in the North

2,463 MT of paddy had been purchased by the Paddy Marketing Board to date, said the Regional Manager, Paddy Marketing Board , W.R.A Shantha Kumara.

He also said that they are planning to purchase 10,000 MT from the North at the rates  of 45/= and 50/= per kilo, for Red and White Nadu and Sampa varieties respectively.