Kathmandu. The government has fixed the minimum support price for coarse and medium rice. Accordingly, the new price has been fixed by increasing the price of coarse paddy by Rs 330 per quintal and medium paddy by Rs 234 per quintal. The Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday decided the minimum support price for rice. On the recommendation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development and the Ministry of Industry, the government has fixed the price of coarse rice at Rs 3,198 and the price of medium rice at Rs 3,362.
Last year, the government fixed the price of coarse paddy at Rs 2,967 per quintal and medium paddy at Rs 3,128 per quintal.