The state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has decided to start selling edible oil at subsidized rate from June across the country.
TCB has a plan to start selling edible oil at subsidized rate across the country from June next, said its Chairman Brigadier General Mohammad Ariful Hasan.
The programme will tentatively start from the middle of June and it will continue till before the Eid-ul Azha, he said.
Around one crore families throughout the country including around 13 lakh from the capital are now being enlisted to get the facilities.
The low income families also will get pulse and sugar at subsidized rate, but the fresh price of the essential commodities is yet to be fixed by the government, he added.
The list of the rest 70 lakh families have been prepared by the concerned district, upazila administrations and the city corporations," the TCB chairman added.
BDST: 1708 HRS, May 26, 2022