Rangpur fixes potato price Tk30 per kg
Published: 11:01 AM, 26 October 2020
Photo: Daily Bangladesh
Although the Department of Agricultural Marketing of the Agriculture Ministry has fixed the price of potato Tk35 per kg on the retail market this daily commodity has been selling at TK30 in Rangpur from Sunday.
Md Asib Ahsan, DC of Rangpur, inaugurated the sale of potatoes in front of the main post office in Kachari Bazar in the morning at the initiative of the District Potato Warehouse and Business Association.
Mr Asib said that the Rangpur District Potato Warehouse and Business Association has started selling 1 metric ton of potatoes kept in cold storage at Tk 30 per kg at the initial stage.
The selling will be conducted in front of the city's main post office, at Payra Chattar, Jahaz Company Junction and Satmatha Point.
"The government has started selling potatoes through TCB, it will also start in Rangpur very soon. Besides, the market monitoring team is working to control the potato market," said the Deputy Commissioner.