Paddy and rice procurement program during the current boro season was also discussed
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Food on Monday discussed different issues including taking necessary steps on how to halt the upward trend of rice prices in the market.
During the meeting, the committee members discussed paddy and rice procurement program during the current boro season.
The discussion was held at its eighth meeting with its Chairman Dipankar Talukder in the chair.
Vacant posts of different subordinate organizations including the Food Ministry and the Department of Food along with the latest manpower situation of Bangladesh Food Safety Authority have been discussed elaborately in the meeting, said a parliamentary release here on Monday.
Committee members Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder, Nurul Islam Nahid, Whip M Atiur Rahman Atique, Direndra Devnath Sambhu, M Abdul Hai, M Ayenuddin, Ataur Rahman Khan and Begum Anzum Sultana, among others, attended the meeting.