65,398 quintals of rice sold at special counters

Published: 05th May 2013 11:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th May 2013 11:00 AM   |  A+A-

Rice millers in the state had sold 65,398 quintals of superfine preferred varieties of rice like Sonamasuri, BPT etc to the consumers through 1,260 special counters, rythu bazaars, mill points etc.

The millers, on the directions of the state government sold the superfine varieties of rice at `30 per kg. Civil supplies commissioner Sunil Sharma had directed the joint collectors to ensure that adequate  number of centres are opened and rice supplied to consumers.

Joint collectors are supervising the sale being made by the rice millers to the consumers through the special counters. Sale of superfine rice at the special counters, mill points and others places had an impact in the open market, he said.

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